Ryan Phillippe’s Thriller ‘Catch Hell’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Entertainment One Films has acquired the U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to  suspense thriller “Catch Hell,” starring Ryan Phillippe in his directorial debut.

eOne plans a fall release.

Phillippe also wrote the screenplay with Joe Gossett and produced the film with Robert Ogden Barnum and Holly Wiersma. Mark Burg and Cassian Elwes executive produced.

Phillippe portrays a former Hollywood star who’s kidnapped by two men connected to his past while on location in Louisiana and finds himself chained in a rundown shack.

It’s the second deal made by Berry Meyerowitz since he was brought on as eOne’s president of U.S. film and distribution as part of integrating his Phase 4 Films into eOne. He acquired rights to Katie Holmes’ comedy “Miss Meadows” in June.

The news was first reported by the Deadline.com site.

 

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