Alchemy has acquired U.S. distribution rights for the thriller “The Frontier,” starring Jocelin Donahue, Kelly Lynch and Jim Beaver.
“The Frontier,” directed by Oren Shai from a script he co-wrote with Webb Wilcoxen, premiered this year at SXSW. Dana Lustig is the producer.
Donahue stars as a desperate woman on the run from the law who discovers a violent gang of thieves at a desert motel, where Lynch’s character is the proprietess. She hatches a plan to escape with their stolen cash. Izabella Miko, Jamie Harris, Liam Aiken and AJ Bowen also star.
Donahue’s credits include “Insidious 2” and “House of the Devil.” Lynch’s recent credits include “The L Word,” “90210” and “Magic City.”
Zac Bright and Kevin Iwashina of Preferred Content and attorney William Immerman negotiated the deal on behalf of the filmmakers. Instrum International is handling foreign rights.