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Anchor Bay nabs ‘Officer Down,’ ‘Pawn’

Actioners go to Latin America, Brazil, Benelux

“Officer Down” and “Pawn” have scored multiple sales with Anchor Bay Films taking all English-speaking territories for both actioners.

Red Sea Media is handling international sales on the pics and has completed sales in Cannes on the pair to Polar Star (Latin America), Globo TV (Brazil), Dutch FilmWorks, (Benelux), Eagle Films (Middle East), IPA (Thailand), Prorom (Romania) and Horizon Intl. (Turkey). It is also in negotiations for sales for France and Germany.

“Officer Down” follows a rogue police officer who seeks revenge against the men responsible for a young woman’s death. Stephen Dorff, Dominic Purcell, AnnaLynne McCord, David Boreanaz, Walton Goggins, Stephen Lang and James Woods star.

Film is directed by Brian A. Miller and written by John Chase. The producers are Jeff Most of Most Films, Jeff Bozz, Dr. Mohammed Zahoor and Jeff Rice.

Pawn” centers on a robbery that spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that’s a front for the mob. The film stars Michael Chiklis, Common, Marton Csokas, Sean Faris, Stephen Lang, Ray Liotta, Nikki Reed, Jessica Szohr and Forest Whitaker.

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Pawn is directed by David A. Armstrong from a script by Jerome Anthony White and produced by Michael Becker of Imprint Entertainment, Chiklis, Brad Luff and Most.

The deals were negotiated by Kevin Kasha on behalf of Anchor Bay Films and attorney Elsa Ramo and Most on behalf of the producers and Roman Kopelevich of Red Sea Media.

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