EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has secured US distribution rights for A Day to Die, an action thriller starring Bruce Willis, Frank Grillo, Leon and Kevin Dillon. Wes Miller directed the indie based on a script he wrote with Scott Mallace and Rab Berry. The picture is expected to be released in 2022.
In the film, a shamed probation officer (Dillon) is committed to a local gang leader and forced to conduct a series of dangerous drug robberies within twelve hours to pay the $ 2 million owed, rescue his abducted pregnant wife, and compare a bill with the corrupt City Police Chief (Willis) who works with the gang leader and crossed him twice years ago.
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Gianni Capaldi, Brooke Butler, Vernon Davis, Mohamed Karim, Alexander Kane and Curtis Nichouls complete the cast. Nichouls produced the film alongside Andrew van den Houten and DJ Dodd. The Capstone Group takes care of worldwide sales.
“The choice of a filmmaker’s distributor is extremely important and I am excited to be working with Vertical to bring A Day to Die to the world,” said Miller. “The team there has welcomed a wide variety of material from different filmmakers and has worked with some of the best actors and filmmakers working today.”
Christian Mercuri and Roman Viaris from the Capstone Group negotiated the rights agreement with Peter Jarowey and Josh Spector on behalf of Vertical.
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