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The long claws of the law are ready to start scratching their way across the United States as Rlj/Image Entertainment have secure the rights to the Canadian horror comedy WolfCop (review)! Read on for all the furiously furry details!
From the Press Release
Image Entertainment, an Rlj Entertainment (Nasdaq: Rlje) brand, has acquired all Us rights to the horror action comedy Wolfcop. Written and directed by Lowell Dean, the film stars Leo Fafard, Amy Matysio, Aidan Devine, Jesse Moss, Sarah Lind, Jonathan Cherry, and Corrine Conley.
“We are so thrilled to release this title and unleash the fuzz on audiences,” said Ward. “It’s a hilarious send-up of different genres that will take audiences on a wild trip.”
- Steve Barton
Imagine if high school student Scott Howard from Teen Wolf grew up, became a functioning alcoholic, and got a job as a cop in a small town. Sound interesting? If so, then you might like writer/director Lowell Dean’s film, WolfCop, which premiered earlier this year at the Cannes Film Festival and has just been acquired by Image Entertainment.
Image Entertainment has gained all Us rights to WolfCop, which was presented by CineCoup upon its release. After a positive reception at Cannes, CineCoup in May announced a sequel, revealing that production on WolfCop 2 would begin in the fall with Lowell Dean returning to direct.
“It’s not unusual for alcoholic cop Lou Garou to black out and wake up in unfamiliar surroundings, but lately things have taken a strange turn.
Crime scenes seem oddly familiar. Lou’s senses are heightened, and when the full moon is out, he’s a rage-fueled werewolf. »
- Derek Anderson
The action horror-comedy was greenlit one year ago at the 2013 Banff World Media Festival and centres on an alcoholic cop who discovers he is a werewolf.
“Raven Banner’s connections and impressive track record securing global distribution for innovative and cutting edge genre films will give WolfCop the edge it deserves,” said CineCoup president of distribution and sales Brad Pelman, who will work directly with Raven Banner in Cannes. “They are the ideal company to be introducing WolfCop to the international marketplace at Cannes.”
“Lowell and his team leveraged CineCoup’s social web platform »
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