Image Entertainment Deep Dives Into Wolf Creek 2 at the 2013 American Film
The sequel to the box office hit
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/15/13 -- Image Entertainment,
an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, has acquired the horror
thriller WOLF CREEK 2 at the 2013 American Film Market. Original
helmer and writer Greg Mclean returns to the sequel along with John
Jarratt, who plays the film's original antagonist. Shannon Ashlyn,
Ryan Corr, and Phillipe Klaus also co-star. WOLF CREEK 2 is scheduled
for a 2014 release. The announcement was made today by Image
Entertainment's Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley.
"We are thrilled to work with Greg Mclean on the follow-up to his
superbly made first feature film," says Bromiley. "Mick Taylor is one
of the most sadistic characters I have seen on screen and the sequel
does not disappoint -- it gets under the skin, we can't wait to show
The sequel to the smash box office hit, WOLF CREEK 2 reunites viewers
with the Australian outback and the film's murderous bushman. The
outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting
tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-shooter Mick
Taylor (John Jarratt).
WOLF CREEK 2 is co-written by Greg Mclean and Aaron Sterns and
produced by Helen Leake, Steve Topic and Mclean.
The deal was negotiated by Mark Ward, Jess De Leo and Bromiley on
behalf of RLJ Entertainment, by Ben Weiss at Paradigm, and by Peter
Nelson and Joel VanderKloot at Nelson Davis Wetzstein LLP on behalf
of the filmmakers.
About RLJ Entertainment, Inc.
RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: RLJE) is a premier independent
licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in
North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300
exclusive titles. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via its owned
and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image (feature
films, stand-up comedy), One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness),
Slingshot (faith), Athena (documentaries), Criterion (art films) and
Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed in multiple formats
including DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download, digital streaming,
broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and
Via its relationship with Agatha Christie Limited, a company that
RLJE owns 64% of, RLJE manages the intellectual property and
publishing rights to some of the greatest works of mystery fiction,
including stories of the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot. And
through its direct-to-consumer business, RLJE has direct contacts and
billing relationships with millions of consumers.
RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute, and
monetize existing and original content for its many distribution
channels, including its nascent branded digital subscription
channels, and engages distinct audiences with programming that
appeals directly to their unique viewing interests. RLJE has
proprietary e-commerce web sites for the Acorn and Acacia brands, and
owns the recently launched Acorn TV digital subscription service.
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