Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment’s Screen Media Acquires North American Rights to Action Thriller ‘One Shot’

COS COB, Connecticut, Aug. 3, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE), one of the largest operators of streaming advertising-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) networks, announced announced today the acquisition of all North American rights to James Nunn’s real-time action thriller by Screen Media A shot attacking a team of Navy SEALs trapped in a black CIA site as insurgents. One Shot unites Nunn (Eliminators, Green Street 3: Never Back Down) with martial arts star Scott Adkins (Ip Man 4, Triple Threat) and co-stars Ashley Greene (The Twilight Saga) and Ryan Phillippe (Shooter) . Screen Media plans a theatrical and VOD release in late fall for the title, which is currently in post-production.

“I’m delighted that One Shot has found such a great home in Screen Media for its North American release,” said producer Marc Goldberg. “I know the Screen Media team will do a fantastic job with its release; the film is non-stop action, thrills in a second and will delight audiences in the USA. “

“We know the audience will be blown away by the action James and his cast and crew have captured here. It’s a relentless, instinctive and exciting movie that we fans can’t wait, ”said Screen Media.

An elite squad of Navy SEALs on a covert mission to transport a prisoner from a CIA island prison is caught when insurgents attack and try to match the same in this intense, non-stop action thriller, shot relentlessly in a single non-stop shot Prisoner. Led by Lieutenant Blake Harris (Adkins), the team, including Deputy Site Manager Tom Shields (Phillippe), must trust the classified information of junior analyst Zoe Anderson (Greene) to free the prisoner and an impending terrorist attack on Washington DC to thwart

Written by Jamie Russell and directed by James Nunn, One Shot is produced by Marc Goldberg and Ben Jacques and produced as executive producer by Sarah Gabriel, Seth Needle, Tamara Birkemoe, Conor McAdam and David Nagelberg.

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The deal was negotiated by Tamara Birkemoe, Executive Vice President, International, on behalf of Screen Media, with Marc Goldberg of Signature Films on behalf of the filmmakers.

Recent Screen Media releases include SK Dale’s critically acclaimed thriller Till Death starring Megan Fox and Jimmy Giannopolous’ mob crime drama The Birthday Cake starring Shiloh Fernandez, Lorraine Bracco and Val Kilmer. Previous releases include the critically acclaimed documentary Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street, the Barry Pepper thriller Trigger Point, Simon West’s disaster action film Skyfire, and the Nicolas Cage hit Willy’s Wonderland. Screen Media recently announced the acquisition of best-selling Michael Caine and Aubrey Plaza bestsellers.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) operates streaming video-on-demand (VOD) networks. The company owns Crackle Plus, which owns and operates a variety of ad-supported and subscription-based VOD networks, including Crackle, Popcornflix, Popcornflix Kids, Truli, Pivotshare, Españolflix, and FrightPix. The company also purchases and distributes video content through its subsidiary Screen Media and produces long and short original content through Landmark Studio Group, Chicken Soup for the Soul Unscripted, and Halcyon Television. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment is a subsidiary of Chicken Soup for the Soul, LLC, which publishes the famous book series and produces super premium pet foods under the brand name Chicken Soup for the Soul.

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