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Cannes: Dolph Lundgren to Star as Demon Hunter in ‘Don’t Kill It’

Dolph Lundgren is starring in horror-thriller “Don’t Kill It,” playing a demon hunter in Alaska with production starting in July.

Archstone Distribution has acquired worldwide sales rights to the feature and will launch sales at Cannes.

Mike Mendez, who directed “Big Ass Spider!,” is directing from a script by Dan Berk and Robert Olsen of Last Pictures. Lundgren’s demon hunter will team with a reluctant FBI agent to battle an ancient evil unleashed in a small Alaskan town, leaving a trail of death and destruction as it passes from host to host.

Producers are Robert Yocum of Burning Sky Films and Jeff Spilman. Lundgren starred in the last two “Expendables” films and “Skin Trade” with Tony Jaa.

The Swedish actor is repped by Gersh, Craig Baumgarten of Link Entertainment and attorney Eric Brooks.

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