Shout! Studios has acquired North American rights from The Exchange to Bruce Willis action thriller American Siege, which has wrapped production in Victoria, British Columbia.

Edward Drake (BroilBreach) directed the story about the sheriff of a wealthy town in the state of Georgia whose loyalties are tested when a hostage crisis uncovers a conspiracy.

Corey Large, Timothy V. Murphy, Cullen G. Chambers, Rob Gough, and Johnny Messner round out the cast. Drake and Large (Acts Of ViolenceHeist) co-wrote the screenplay.

American Siege is a production of 308 Enterprises in association with The Exchange and BondIt Media Capital.

Large produced, and executive producers are Matthew Helderman, Luke Taylor, Stephen J. Eads, Gordon Bijelonic, Sean Patrick O’Reilly, Jas Boparai, The Exchange, and BondIt.

Shout! Studios plans a strategic launch across all major entertainment platforms in the US and Canada.

VP of acquisitions Jordan Fields and Steven Katz, VP of business affairs, brokered the deal with The Exchange’s EVP of worldwide distribution Nat McCormick.