16 September 2011 4:48 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

WWE Studios announced today they have acquired distribution rights to the indie thriller The Day. We also have five character posters from The Day, which feature the main characters Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan, and Shannyn Sossamon. You can read the full press release below the character posters.

WWE Studios announced today it has acquired all Us distribution rights to the Toronto International Film Festival cult hit The Day, Douglas Aarniokoski's visceral action thriller. The film screened to sold-out crowds in the Midnight Madness section of the Festival. WWE will use its television, digital/social media and print assets, which reach more than 20 million people domestically each week, to help market the release of film.

"The Day is a renegade thrill-ride that will not disappoint audiences," said newly named WWE Studios President, Michael Luisi. "We went to Toronto looking for films to showcase and expand the »

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