Saban Movies has taken world rights to the John Travolta and Stephen Dorff function, American Steel.
Author and first-time function director Nicholas Maggio’s movie tells the story of a determined and struggling household man who robs a capsule mill. Nevertheless, when the theft turns violent, he finds himself hunted by each the police and the Dixieland mafia. Filming simply wrapped in Georgia with Saban Movies taking a look at a 2023 launch.
Shiloh Fernandez (Evil Useless) Ashley Benson (Spring Breakers) and Kevin Dillon (Platoon, The Doorways, Entourage) additionally star.
The pic was produced by 308 Leisure’s Corey Giant (The November Man, Child Cannibis, Paradise Metropolis) and Bernie Gewissler (Useless Hipsters, Midnight within the Switchgrass) in affiliation with Bondit Media Capital.
The function reps the second movie with Travolta and Dorff for 308 Leisure’s Giant, following the upcoming Saban launch Paradise Metropolis.
Travolta obtained two Finest Actor Oscar nominations for 1977’s Saturday Evening Fever and 1994’s Pulp Fiction. His function credit embody Get Shorty for which he obtained a Finest Actor Golden Globe – Comedy or Musical award and a Primetime Emmy award for Excellent Restricted Sequence for FX’s The Folks vs. O.J. Simpson — American Crime Story on which he performed O.J. Simpson legal professional Robert Shapiro. He additionally just lately earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Excellent Actor within the comedy Die Hart with Kevin Hart. Travolta beforehand staff with Saban Movies on I Am Wrath, Pace Kills and the upcoming motion movie, Paradise Metropolis with Dorff and Bruce Willis.
Dorff most just lately starred in Previous Henry alongside Tim Blake Nelson and Embattled for IFC Movies. He’s finest recognized for portraying Stuart Sutcliffe in Backbeat, Johnny Marco in Someplace, and for his roles in Blade and Cecil B. Demented.
Travolta, Dorff and Benson are repped by ICM Companions. Untitled Leisure represents Fernandez. Giant is repped by Scott Karp at Syndicate. The deal was negotiated by Shanan Becker and Invoice Bromiley for Saban Movies, Matthew Helderman for Bondit Media Capital and producer Corey Giant.
Saban Movies just lately acquired: the real-life WWII spy thriller Lives in Secret, starring Hugh Bonneville and Charlotte Gainsbourg; Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon starring Kate Hudson and Jeon Jong-seo; Brett Donowho’s western The Previous Method starring Nicolas Cage; and Adam Sigal’s reincarnation darkish comedy Chariot with John Malkovich.