Jun 5th, 2017
Lionsgate Acquires Gangster Thriller ‘London Heist’ For Uk Distribution
US And Latin America Rights Also Sold To Grindstone
London, UK – Monday 5th June, 2017. Lionsgate UK announced today that feature film LONDON HEIST starring Craig Fairbrass will be added to its 2017 Home Entertainment slate in the UK. U.S and Latin America rights were acquired via Grindstone.
LONDON HEIST is a slick, gripping revenge thriller Directed by Mark McQueen (Devils Playground) set against the backdrop of the gritty streets of London and Marbella’s hedonistic glamour on Spain’s seductive Costa Del Sol. Craig Fairbrass (The Bank Job, Rise of the Footsoldier) stars as Jack Cregan, career criminal, family man and vicious armed robber, on a mission for revenge when he learns of his father’s brutal murder. The shattering revelations that follow, force Jack to pull off one dangerous last robbery and to exact brutal revenge on all those involved. The cast also includes James Cosmo (TVs Game of Thrones) Steven Berkoff (The Krays) and Nick Moran (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels). London Heist was executive produced by Red Rock Entertainment.
Producer Luke Fairbrass of Impact Entertainment comments: “Impact Entertainment is thrilled to partner with Lionsgate UK . I always felt London Heist deserved a quality distributor and Lionsgate UK is the perfect partner to release our hard hitting thriller to audiences across the globe.”
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London Heist release details
Digital & DVD release date: 17th July, 2017
Running time: 92 minutes
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