Ambrose to star in WWE Studios' and Lionsgate's 'Lockdown'
- 15th August 2014
MONICA, CA, and STAMFORD, Conn. Lionsgate,
the premier next generation global content leader,
and WWE Studios announced the second film in their
"Action Six-Pack" deal which extends the
long standing partnership between the two companies
and serves as starring vehicles for WWE Superstars
as well as incubators for new and emerging talent.
by Stephen Reynolds ("Tomb Raider Ascension")
and featuring WWE Superstar Dean Ambrose, "Lockdown"
is the second installment of the "Action Six-Pack"
series to follow the recently wrapped "Vendetta."
The film was written by Nathan Brooks and Bobby Lee
Darby ("See No Evil 2") and is set to commence
principal photography this August. WWE Studios will
leverage its extensive multi-platform reach to promote
follows a police officer who returns to duty after
recovering from a gun shot wound to discover incriminating
evidence of illegal activities against those closest
to him. He quickly finds himself trapped inside his
own precinct, hunted and in search of the truth, as
the crooked cops stop at nothing to recover the evidence.
the second installment to the 'Action Six-Pack' series,
"Lockdown" will continue to energize and
excite with the high level of adrenaline our fans
have come to expect from our films, said Michael
Luisi, WWE Studios President.
latest installment in our 'Six-Pack' has it all: powerful
suspense, nonstop action and a brand name WWE Superstar,
said Lionsgate Co-Chief Operating Officer and Motion
Picture Group President Steve Beeks. Were
proud to continue our long-standing partnership with
WWE Studios, whose prowess in marketing to their global
fanbase delivers a consistent track record of commercial
Studios and Lionsgate previously collaborated on "The
Condemned" and "See No Evil," as well
as the upcoming 2014 releases "Leprechaun: Origins,"
"See No Evil 2" and "Vendetta."
Bradley Buchanan, SVP of Business Affairs, negotiated
the deal on behalf of WWE Studios and Wendy Jaffe,
EVP of Business & Legal Affairs, negotiated the
deal on behalf of Lionsgate.
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