Nicolas Cage-Starring Western ‘Butcher’s Crossing’ Gets Digital, Disc Release Dates

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced home release dates for the Nicolas Cage-starring Western Butcher’s Crossing.

The film, which marks the directorial debut of Gabe Polsky and is based on the 1960 novel of the same name by John Edward Williams, will be released digitally Dec. 19, and on Blu-ray Disc and DVD Dec. 26.

Butcher’s Crossing was released theatrically by Saban Films in October, the month after its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The film stars Cage as Miller, a mysterious frontier buffalo hunter who teams up with Harvard dropout Will Andrews (Fred Hechinger), who left college to seek adventure. Miller tells Andrews about a remote Colorado pass where one of the few remaining massive herds can be found. Andrews ignores warnings about Miller and puts up all his money to fund the expedition.  Their crew must survive an arduous journey where the harsh elements will test everyone’s resolve, leaving their sanity on a knife’s edge.

Action Thriller ‘Hellhound’ Due Via On Demand and Digital Jan. 12 From Saban Films

The action thriller Hellhound will be released via on demand and digital Jan. 12 from Saban Films.

In the film, in the heart of Bangkok, a seasoned hitman on the cusp of retirement finds himself pulled back into the deadly world he’s yearning to leave behind. Reluctantly accepting a final assignment, he believes it to be a routine job. However, as the intricacies of the mission unravel, he is plunged into a whirlwind of intrigue, danger, and unexpected alliances, causing his last endeavor to spiral into a treacherous odyssey that challenges his skills, convictions, and the limits of his own morality.

Directed by Joshua Dixon, the film stars Louis Mandylor.

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WWII Film ‘3 Days in Malay’ Due in Theaters and Digitally Aug. 11

Saban Films will release the World War II film 3 Days in Malay in select theaters, via on demand and for digital purchase Aug. 11.

Louis Mandylor, Cowboy Cerrone and Quinton Rampage Jackson star in and Mandylor also directs the film, which is inspired by a true story.

In 3 Days in Malay, Marines stationed at an airfield in Malay during WWII get wind of a coming raid by the Japanese. Unable to get reinforcements approved, they engage in a harrowing  three-day battle against enemy forces.

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Saban to Release Action Thriller ‘The Island’ Digitally July 21

Saban Films will release the action thriller The Island in select theaters, via on demand and for digital purchase July 21. 

From director Shaun Piccinino (Netflix’s That’s Amor), the film stars Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite) and Jackson Rathbone (Twilight).

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In the film, when his brother is killed, LAPD officer Mark (White) leaves the city to return to the island he grew up on. Seeking answers and ultimately vengeance, he soon finds himself in a bloody battle with the corrupt tycoon who’s taken over the island paradise.

 

Actioner ‘The Siege’ Available Digitally March 14

The action thriller The Siege will be released via on demand and digital sellthrough March 14 from Saban Films.

The film will be released in theaters March 10.

It follows a special agent (Daniel Stisen, Netflix’s “Last Man Down”) who must defend his agency’s compound when it comes under attack from a special ops team. The international assassin seeking a new identity at a top-secret compound battles a ruthless squad of mercenaries bent on taking out everyone who stands in their way.

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Family Film ‘Heart of a Champion’ Due Digitally Feb. 21 From Saban

The family film Heart of a Champion is headed to theaters Feb. 17, and will be available via on demand and digital sellthrough Feb. 21 from Saban Films. 

Starring Casper Van Dien, Edward Furlong and YaYa Gosselin, the film follows Charlie (Gosselin), a 14-year-old coping with the divorce of her parents, a new school and typical teenage growing pains who finds purpose and pride in a lost horse she cares for and trains for a state competition.

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Action Thriller ‘Night Train’ Available Digitally Jan. 17 From Saban Films

The action thriller Night Train will be released in select theaters Jan. 13, and via digital sellthrough and on demand Jan. 17 from Saban Films.

In the film, single mom Holly McCord (Danielle C. Ryan) — struggling to make ends meet — is driven to extremes to save the life of her young son, even if it means hauling black market drugs in her souped-up truck, with the Feds in hot pursuit.  With two bounties on her head and her son’s life on the line, Holly climbs behind the wheel of “Night Train,” ready to outrun, out gun and outlast them all.

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The film stars Danielle C. Ryan, Diora Baird, Joseph D. Reitman, Ivan Sergei, Brent Bailey, Kevin Joy, Paul Haapaniemi, Reggie Austin, Thomas Nelson, Joe Lando and Abraham Benrubi.

 

Action Thriller ‘Repeater’ Due Digitally Dec. 13 From Saban

The action thriller Repeater will be available in select theaters Dec. 9 and via on demand and digital sale Dec. 13 from Saban Films.

The film stars Paul Sidhu, Kristanna Loken, Nick Moran, Corbin Bernsen and Gary Daniels.

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Repeater follows hired hitman Smith (Sidhu), who is in the crosshairs when rival contract killers come gunning for him. For Smith, his directive is straightforward: seek, locate and terminate. But rival assassins have him in their sites as they track and target each other and aim for their latest assignment, a hacker who threatens to expose the malicious criminality of a conglomerate head.

 

Saban Films Actioner ‘Renegades’ Available Digitally Dec. 6

The action film Renegades will be available in select theaters Dec. 2 and via on demand and digital sellthrough Dec. 6 from Saban Films.

In the film, when veteran Green Beret Carver (Lee Majors) is murdered by a drug gang controlled by Goram (Louis Mandylor) that has been threatening his daughter (Patsy Kensit), his old Special Forces comrades (Nick Moran, Ian Ogilvy, Billy Murray, Paul Barber) reunite to seek revenge, aided by the enigmatic Sanchez (Danny Trejo). As the “renegades” dispense their own brand of justice on the mean streets of London with the police (Jeanine Nerissa Sothcott) hot on their trail, they must use every trick in their war hero playbook to stay one step ahead of the sinister gang.

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Action Thriller ‘Shadow Master’ Due Digitally Nov. 8 From Saban

The supernatural action thriller Shadow Master will be released in select theaters Nov. 4 and via on demand and for digital purchase Nov. 8 from Saban Films.

In the film, slain during a ferocious fight and reborn with supernatural powers, one man stands between demonic forces bent on hastening the apocalypse and a ragtag group of apartment dwellers protecting their children from certain peril.

Directed by Pearry Teo, the film is a mix of haunted house chills and martial arts.

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