02 May DEADLINE: Freestyle Digital Media Acquires North American Rights to Philippines-Based Military-Themed Thriller ‘The Expat’ – Film Briefs
EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group, has acquired North American rights to the Philippines-based military-themed thriller The Expat, with plans to release it across VOD platforms on May 24.
The film from writer-director Gregory Segal tells the story of a former American Marine stricken with post-traumatic stress disorder while on vacation in the Philippines. While he is enjoying his visit, He soon encounters romance and then the dark side of his new home, as someone begins to stalk and kill women with whom he’s had romantic encounters. As his romantic partners are found dead and scattered around Manila, things turn out to be not as they may seem. When this former American Marine becomes the prime suspect in this series of murders, will we learn the whole truth?
Charlotte Dianco, Cody Simon and Yuson Charles produced the pic, which stars Lev Gorn, Mon Confiado and Lovely Abella. Freestyle Digital Media negotiated the deal to acquire it directly with Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films.
The trailer for THE EXPAT can be found below