Redbox Entertainment acquires ‘THE LAST SON’ starring Sam Worthington, Colson Baker, Thomas Jane and Heather Graham
LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Redbox Entertainment, America’s new movie destination, has acquired the North American distribution rights to THE LAST SON, starring Sam Worthington, Colson Baker, Thomas Jane and Heather Graham, starring Tim Sutton (DONNYBROOK) made from a Black List script by Greg Johnson.
Redbox Entertainment Acquires North American Distribution Rights To THE LAST SON With Sam Worthington
Set in Sierra Nevada at the end of the 19th century, THE LAST SON centers on Isaac LeMay (Worthington), a murderous outlaw cursed by a terrible prophecy, stalking his offspring to prevent his own murder before targeting his son. Cal (Baker). With bounty hunters and the enigmatic American officer Solomon (Jane) at their heels, all are on a collision course to a brutal cat-and-mouse game. THE LAST SON was filmed in Montana late last year and is currently in post-production.
“With an exceptional cast, a talented director and an incredible story, we are thrilled to be a part of this stellar production,” said Galen Smith, CEO of Redbox.
THE LAST SON will be released in theaters simultaneously and widely available on demand later this year. THE LAST SON is on Redbox Entertainment’s list of original content for national audiences, including Redbox’s 40 million customers.
“We are delighted to partner with Redbox for the release of the image; they’ve been part of The Last Son team from the start, ”added Andre Relis, CEO of VMI Worldwide.
THE LAST SON is the latest in a series of Redbox acquisitions that includes CAPONE (Tom Hardy), SHADOW IN THE CLOUD (Chloë Grace Moretz and Nick Robinson), SAS: RED NOTICE (Sam Heughan and Ruby Rose) and AMERICAN TRAITOR : THE TRUE STORY OF THE SALLY AXIS (Al Pacino and Meadow Williams). It also follows Redbox’s venture with John Wick producer Basil Iwanyk to form Asbury Park Pictures, which is programming a roster of high profile action and thriller films over the next several years.
The deal was negotiated by Marc Danon, Original Content Manager for Redbox Entertainment, and JD Beaufils and Andre Relis of VMI Worldwide.
About RedboxRedbox is America’s premier destination for affordable new movies and entertainment with more ways to watch than any other home entertainment provider. Redbox delivers value and convenience through an unrivaled choice of content, platforms, rental and purchase options, and price points. The company recently announced a definitive merger agreement with Seaport Global Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: “SGAM”, “SGAMU” and “SGAMW”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. The transaction, which will make Redbox a publicly traded company, is expected to accelerate Redbox’s ongoing transformation to offer customers and partners a multi-product experience across physical and digital channels. The company’s expanding streaming offering includes digital rental and purchase as well as free live TV and free on-demand content, and complements Redbox’s national footprint of more than 40,000 entertainment kiosks, ideally located where consumers are already shopping. Redbox Entertainment, a new content acquisition and production division, has further transformed Redbox into a multi-channel content provider. For more information visit redbox.com.
About VMI in the world:VMI Worldwide is a leading independent film sales, distribution and production companies based in Hollywood, California. Founded in 2010 by Andre Relis, VMI enjoys an impeccable reputation in the industry by building a solid and transparent collaborative relationship with filmmakers, financiers and distributors. VMI’s mandate is to support the production of high quality independent films by bringing together visionary and talented filmmakers and collaborating with financiers and distributors.
Recent VMI titles include: THE LAST SON with Sam Worthington, Colson Baker, Thomas Jane and Heather Graham, PUPS ALONE with Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rob Schneider and Dolph Lundgren, WANDER with Aaron Eckhart and Tommy Lee Jones, DEATH IN TEXAS with Bruce Dern, Stephen Lang and Laura Flynn Boyle, ARKANSAS with Vince Vaughn, Liam Hemsworth and John Malkovich, Sound of Violence (an official SXSW 2021 selection), Lennox: The Untold Story (an official Tribeca 2020 selection).
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