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Anchor Bay shows ‘Conviction’

Banner lands U.S. rights to Seagal, Austin actioner

Anchor Bay Films has picked up rights to actioner “Maximum Conviction” starring Steven Seagal and Steve Austin.

Deal, announced Friday, was made with Voltage Pictures and covers theatrical and home entertainment rights in the U.S. and Canada.

“Maximum Conviction” is being shot in Vancouver, directed by Keoni Waxman and produced by Seagal, Austin and Phillip B. Goldfine.

Bill Clark, president of Anchor Bay Entertainment, made the announcement.

Seagal plays a former special-forces operative who now works for a private security firm overseeing the decommissioning of an old prison. Austin’s character is allied with Seagal as the leader of his operations team. The prison is then assaulted by an elite force of mercenaries. Aliyah O’Brien and Steph Song portray two mysterious prisoners.

Benjamin F. Sacks, Scott Kennedy and Waxman are executive producers, with Binh Dang co-exec producing. Nicolas Chartier and Nadine de Barros of Voltage Pictures will represent international rights.

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