Saturday, June 20, 2015
Image Entertainment Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller "June"
Image Entertainment recently released information that they've acquired the U.S. rights to the sci-fi thriller "June". The film stars Kennedy Brice (Fox’s “Red Band Society,” AMC’s “The Walking Dead”), Casper Van Dien (Sleepy Hollow, Starship Troopers) and Victoria Pratt (Hush Little Baby, Mutant X).
No release date was announced at this time.
Image Entertainment, an RLJE Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to the sci-fi, thriller, JUNE. The film is directed by L. Gustavo Cooper (The Devil Incarnate), which he also co-wrote with Sharon Y. Cobb (On Hostile Ground). JUNE stars Kennedy Brice (Fox’s “Red Band Society,” AMC’s “The Walking Dead”), Casper Van Dien (Sleepy Hollow, Starship Troopers) and Victoria Pratt (Hush Little Baby, Mutant X). Mark Ward, RLJ Entertainment’s Senior Vice President of Acquisitions for the Image brands, made the announcement today.
“L Gustavo Cooper brings a new twist in this coming-of-age films,” said Ward. With a great cast and a unique story, JUNE will give fans a new perspective to the genre.”
June is an innocent nine-year-old orphan girl who shares her body with Aer, an ancient supernatural being whose mission is to destroy mankind. When June is adopted by a loving family, she must battle with Aer to save her new parents and herself.
JUNE is produced L. Gustavo Cooper, James Fler, Jacquelyn Frisco, Gregor Habsburg, Andrew Thomas Hunt, Michael Paszt and Duane A. Sikes and executive produced by Michelle Czernin von Chudenitz and Jessica Kill. The deal was negotiated by Ward on behalf of RLJE/Image Entertainment and Raven Banner’s Michael Paszt on behalf of the filmmakers.