Liam Neeson though well in his early 60’s is still a sought after Action Star in both Local and international Markets and his upcoming film Honest thief proves it.
Multi-million dollar pacts have closed with Metropolitan for France, Tele Munchen Group for Germany and Global for Latin America. Deals have also been finalized with Benelux (DFW), Ex-Yugoslavia (Blitz), China (Estars), CIS (Top), Eastern Europe (excluding Poland) (Program4Media).
Poland (Monolith), Greece/Cyprus (Tanweer via FT House), Indonesia (PT Amero), Israel (Forum via GEM), Malaysia (Metropolis TV), Middle East (Eagle), Philippines (Pioneer), Pan Asia (Fox), Scandinavia (Scanbox), South Korea (Sycomad), Spain (Key2Media), South Africa (Empire), Vietnam (Media Film) and Taiwan (VS Cinemas). A handful of territories remain open, including U.S. and UK. ( as released by the production house).
The film began production in Boston this week and apparently have covered their budget plus 10 % on the Top through theatrical presales.
The film is about A bank robber Tom Carter (Neeson) who meets the love his life in Annie (Walsh), a worker at the front desk of a storage facility where he hides his stolen money however things take a turn when They fall head over heels, Tom Decides to wipe the slate clean by turning himself in. However When the case is turned over to a crooked FBI agent, everything becomes more dangerous and difficult. As Tom must now do things for the agent and gets dragged back in the world he wants to leave.
Directed By Mark William the film is said to be in the budget range of Close to 30 million plus . This year the real winners at the AFM in terms of securing major deals are Rambo and Honest thief and that yet again proves the power of the Action Genre. Even Rambo has secured a 100 percent sell out excluding China where apparently they are getting a 40 million MG from Bona film group as per sources.
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