The Exchange has acquired worldwide sales ahead of AFM to Firebrand’s action thriller Section Eight starring Dolph Lundgren, Scott Adkins and Ryan Kwanten.
Christian Sesma is currently directing the project from a screenplay by Chad Law and Josh Ridgway about of a former soldier who avenges the murder of his family and is sprung from prison and recruited by a shadowy government agency. Brandon Burrows of Firebrand produce.
“We are so very excited to add a great action movie like Section Eight to our line-up,” said Nat McCormick, EVP worldwide sales and distribution at The Exchange. “Dolph, Scott and Ryan are top-notch actors. We couldn’t hope for a better cast.”
Lundgren is best known for his roles in Rocky IV, Masters Of The Universe, Aquaman, and The Expendables franchise. He is currently set to star in Aquaman And The Lost Kingdom and The Expendables 4 and directed, produced and starred in Castle Falls.
Adkins is currently filming John Wick: Chapter 4 and One Shot. He recently wrapped Netflix’s Day Shift starring Jamie Foxx and is best known for Boyka: Undisputed, Avengement, The Expendables 2 and Accident Man. Adkins will start filming Accident Man 2 in November.
Kwanten is best known for his lead role in HBO hit True Blood and recently starred in Crackle series The Oath and Blumhouse Televison’s Sacred Lies. He is currently working on the FX drama series pilot Kindred.
The Exchange’s AFM sales roster includes Kaley Cuoco and Pete Davidson comedy Meet Cute, and thriller The Independent with John Cena, Brian Cox and Jodie Turner-Smith.