101 Films, an Amcomri Media Group company, has confirmed a 6-movie deal with Sky Cinema (British Sky Broadcasting). The package includes ‘Rogue Hostage’ starring Tyrese Gibson star of 2 multi-billion-dollar movie brands Fast and Furious and Transformers with award winning actor John Malkovich starring alongside Gibson. All 6 movies will have their TV premiere in UK on Sky Cinema as part of the deal
Rogue Hostage aka Red 48 (2021) Single father and former Marine Kyle Snowden (Tyrese Gibson) fights a daily battle with PTSD while holding down a job with Child Protective Services. While attending the re-opening of a store owned by his stepfather – Congressman and businessman Sam Nelson (John Malkovich) – Kyle finds himself trapped along with a group of innocent bystanders when an armed gang led by Eagan Raize (Christopher Backus – Mindhunter) take over the store and hold the occupants hostage, including Kyle's young daughter. The deal was agreed by Crystal Hill for Red Sea Media and Steve Davey for 101 Films Ltd.
The Last Job (2021) stars Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss (Jaws) as an ex-mob boss, from terminal cancer, seeking revenge on the thieves who have stolen all his savings and ruined his final plans. Can his daughter (Oscar winner Mira Sorvino) stop her father’s deadly plan before it’s too late. The deal was agreed between Adam Wright for Voltage and Steve Davey for 101 Films Ltd.
Dr Birds Advice For Sad Poets (2021) Part “The Perks of Being A Wallflower” and “Words on Bathroom Walls,” this quirky teenager dramady tackles mental illness with ingenious visual cues. “Dr. Bird” follows 16-year-old literature aficionado James Whitman (Lucas Jade Zumann) who spends his days inner monologuing, trying to process his thoughts and relay them to an imaginary pigeon (voiced by Tom Wilkinson) stooped on his chair. Also starring Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter) and David Arquette. The deal was agreed between Elisabeth Costa DeBeauregard for Storyboard Media and Steve Davey for 101 Films Ltd.
Senior Moment (2021) Victor Martin (William Shatner - legend) is a retired NASA test pilot often seen speeding around Palm Springs in his vintage Porsche convertible with his best friend Sal (Christopher Lloyd – Back to the Future) in tow. His life changes when his license is revoked for drag racing and his car impounded. Forced to take public transportation for the first time, he meets his polar opposite Caroline (Jean Smart – Mare of Easttown) and learns to navigate love and life again as he goes up against the state's new DA to get back his license and car. The deal was agreed between Clay Epstein for Film Mode and Steve Davey for 101 Films Ltd
We Still Say Grace (2020) Harold (Bruce Davison – X-Men), his wife Betty and their daughters Maggie and Sarah (Holly Taylor and Rita Volk) live in an isolated farmhouse, many miles from their nearest neighbours. Harold rules over the family, enforcing a rigidly patriarchal interpretation of the bible. When three young men turn up at their door after getting a puncture, Maggie senses an opportunity to get away from her controlling and increasingly dangerous father. The deal was agreed between Alfredo Orbezo for Sublimity Entertainment and Steve Davey for 101 Films Ltd.
Hero Mode (2021) Hero Mode is about Troy Mayfield, a coding genius who has just one month to create the best video game ever. Troy's mom (Mira Sorvino), the owner of the failing indie game business Playfield, puts Troy in charge of reviving the company. Although he is a genius coder, the employees are less than happy to have a teenage boy as their new boss. With an upcoming gaming convention being their chance to impress picky streamers, the team must work together to create a game that "real gamers really wanna play." Also stars Sean Astin (LOTR), Nelson Franklin (Veep) and Mary Lynn Rajskub (Brooklyn Nine- Nine). The deal was agreed between Edrianne Wenger for Blue Fox and Steve Davey for 101 Films Ltd.
ABOUT 101 FILMS
101 Films is one of the largest independent distributors of film in the UK. Founded in 2011, it remains one of the UK’s fastest growing independent entertainment brands having acquired over 2,000 movies in its short life and following its acquisition by Amcomri Media Group in 2016 acquired the assets of Metrodome Distribution Group adding that library along with Palisades Tartan to its roster of commercial movies. In addition to its slate of new and modern movies for all rights, 101 Films’ Black and Red physical imprint continues to reinvent, restore and re-release cult and classic films on Blu Ray. 101 Films distributes across all forms of media: physical, digital, TV, SVOD and AVOD.
ABOUT AMCOMRI MEDIA GROUP
Amcomri Media Group provides a global distribution capability for independent movie, documentary and TV series producers. Exploiting a network of distribution channels around the world, Amcomri’s companies deliver a premium, transparent and trustworthy route to market. With decades of experience across all the key media markets, the Amcomri team is fast becoming the go-to team for independent producers seeking the widest possible
audience for their productions. Amcomri’s network is built on strong, trustworthy partners. Arranging strong pre-sale partners in the major markets, the teams can often provide the assurance that lenders need in order to provide production finance. Amcomri Media Group includes, 101 Films, 101 Films International, Hollywood Classics International, Amcomri Film Partners, Appreciated Media Global and the newly formed documentary, drama and non-fiction series specialist Abacus Media Rights.
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