Lightning strikes for ‘Love and Honor’

Hemsworth starrer sells in Germany, Middle East

Lightning Ent. has locked international sales for Liam Hemsworth starrer “Love and Honor.”

Pic has sold to Universum for all rights in German-speaking territories while Eagle Films has taken Middle Eastern rights in a two-pic deal that includes 3D toon “Kikoriki: Team Invincible,” produced by Ilya Popov and Timur Bekmambetov.

“Love and Honor,” formerly “AWOL,” also stars Austin Stowell, Teresa Palmer, Aimee Teegarden, Chris Lowell and Wyatt Russell.

Danny Mooney makes his feature-helming bow from a script by Jim Burnstein and Garrett K. Schiff.

Story is about a soldier who secretly returns home to win back his girlfriend.

Pic is repped in the U.S. by ICM and WME Global.

Both deals were completed by Lightning’s VP of international sales Mathilde Epstein.

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