Romantic Comedy ‘My Favorite Girlfriend’ Due Digitally Aug. 9 From Saban Films

The romantic comedy My Favorite Girlfriend will be released on digital and on demand Aug. 9 from Saban Films.

The film follows a mismatched couple and the multiple personalities that come between them.

Aspiring chef Conrad’s meticulously ordered life is upended by his new girlfriend Molly, who shares headspace with five or six other women, each with distinct traits Conrad finds lovable.

The film stars Bonnie Piesse (“Obi-Wan Kenobi”) and Tyler Johnson. Written and directed by Amanda Raymond (You Are My Home), the film will also be released in select theaters Aug. 5.

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Action Film ‘The Moderator’ Available for Transactional Digital July 29

The action film The Moderator will be available in select theaters, on demand and for digital purchase July 29 from Saban Films and Paramount Pictures.

The film stars Irma Lake, Gary Dourdan, Robert Knepper and Michael Patrick Lane. 

In the film, when the senseless murder of her friends is left unsolved, a covert assassin decides to take justice into her own hands. Discovering the crimes were just the latest in a long streak of sadistic murders by an underground crime syndicate, she takes no prisoners in her blood-soaked mission for revenge as she hunts them down, one target at a time.

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Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Cryo’ Headed to Digital June 28

The sci-fi thriller Cryo will be released in theaters June 24, and for digital purchase and on demand June 28 from Saban Films.

In the film, five scientists wake from a cryogenic sleep and find themselves trapped in an underground facility. With no memory of who they are or how long they’ve been asleep, they begin to realize they may have been part of a scientific experiment gone wrong. After a series of strange events, the scientists find themselves being hunted. They do not know who is hunting them or for what reason, but the scientists begin to suspect that one of them may be the killer.

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Saban Now Out With Digital Release of Space Invasion Sequel ‘Occupation: Rainfall’

Sparke Films and Saban on Feb. 28 announced the TVOD and streaming release of the Australian space invasion sequel Occupation: Rainfall

 The follow-up to 2018’s Occupation, Rainfall is now available on a number of digital and cable platforms, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu and cablers Comcast, Spectrum and Cox.

Written and directed by Luke Sparke, the film is set two years after the initial alien invasion. The human resistance in Sydney learns about an alien operation called “Rainfall,” an artificial asteroid hidden below a base and created by the aliens, with potential high-tech capabilities. A hasty plan to destroy the asteroid is made but to no avail, as the asteroid falls in the hands of the attacking aliens.

The cast includes such high-profile stars as Ken Jeong, Temuera Morrison , Daniel Gillies and Dan Ewing.

A production of Sparke Films, Occupation: Rainfall was produced by Carly Imrie and Carmel Imrie.

Lionsgate released the film on Blu-ray Disc and DVD last August.

Mystery Thriller ‘Here Before’ Due on Digital Feb. 15 From Saban Films and Well Go

The Saban Films mystery thriller Here Before will be released on digital in the United States Feb. 15 from Well Go USA Entertainment.

In the film, when a young girl and her family move next door, a grieving mother is convinced the child may be the reincarnation of her own deceased daughter, killed years earlier in an auto accident. As the mother’s obsession deepens, and the child claims to have been “here before,” a sinister secret surfaces that threatens to destroy both families.

Here Before stars Andrea Riseborough (“Black Mirror,” “Possessor”), Jonjo O’Neill (“The Queen’s Gambit”) and Niamh Dornan.

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‘So Cold the River’ Due in Theaters March 25, on Digital and On Demand March 29 From Saban Films

The thriller So Cold the River will be released in theaters March 25 and on digital and on demand March 29 from Saban Films.

Written and directed by Paul Shoulberg, the film is an adaption of the New York Times bestseller of the same name by Michael Koryta.

It follows a documentary filmmaker (Bethany Joy Lenz, “One Tree Hill,” “Dexter”) who soon realizes that the subject of her investigation isn’t who he claims to be. Hired by Alyssa Bradford-Cohen (Alysia Reiner, “Orange Is the New Black”) to profile her dying father-in-law, the enigmatic millionaire Campbell Bradford, Erica is presented with a substantial sum of money and a relic, an antique bottle filled with water from a local spring, one of the few clues connecting Bradford to the town he once dominated. While researching Bradford as a guest of a massive, opulent resort with a dark past, Erica meets unofficial town historian Anne McKinney (Tony Award-winner Deanna Dunagan), fanatical intern Kellyn (Katie Sarife, Annabelle Comes Home) and hotel maintenance worker Josiah (Andrew J. West, “The Walking Dead”), a descendant of Bradford’s who reveals the familial curse of mysterious deaths and suicides. Seemingly possessed by the relic, Erica begins drinking from the antique bottle, experiencing terrifying visions and, ultimately, unleashing unspeakable evil.

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Animated ‘Mosley’ Available on Demand and Digital Dec. 10, DVD Dec. 14

The animated film Mosley will be released in theaters, on demand and digitally Dec. 10, and on DVD Dec. 14 from Saban Films and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Featuring the voices of Lucy Lawless, Rhys Darby, Temuera Morrison and John Rhys-Davies, the family adventure follows a species of creatures known as “thoriphants” who rebel against their life of servitude and embark on a treacherous journey to find the fabled city of Upright. Discovering he belongs to a heroic tribe of two-legged giants, Mosley is determined to prove he is more than just a farm animal.

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Holiday Film ‘A Gift From Bob’ Available on VOD, Digital and DVD Nov. 9

The holiday title A Gift From Bob will be released in select theaters Nov. 5 and via on demand, digital sellthrough and DVD Nov. 9 from Lionsgate and Saban Films.

In the film from the director of A Dog’s Way Home and Dolphin Tale, for James (Luke Treadaway), a struggling street musician, a very special gift arrives in the form of Bob, a strong-willed stray cat who wanders into James’s tiny flat. Bob enriches James’s life, giving him companionship, purpose, and a large, new audience. When Animal Welfare officers threaten to take Bob, the local community rallies to help James and Bob — sparking a journey that takes the pair to places they never imagined.

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Action Thriller ‘American Insurrection’ Coming to Digital and On Demand Oct. 8

The action thriller American Insurrection will be available in theaters, for digital purchase and on demand Oct. 8 from Saban Films and Paramount.

In the film, after a powerful militia seizes control of the United States, a group of friends attempt to escape the escalating violence and oppression. They must move undetected as their only hope is to cross a heavily guarded border. But as the militia closes in, the friends will need to do whatever it takes to survive in this suspenseful action-thriller.

Nadine Malouf, Nick Westrate, Brandon Perea, Sarah Wharton, Jarret Kerr with Toby Leonard Moore and Michael Raymond-James star.

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Richard Dreyfuss Film ‘Crime Story’ Available for Rental Aug. 13 From Saban and Paramount

Crime Story, starring Academy Award winners Richard Dreyfuss (The Goodbye Girl, Jaws) and Mira Sorvino (Mighty Aphrodite, Mimic), will open in select theaters and for digital rental Aug. 13 from Saban Films and Paramount Home Entertainment.

In the film, a man suffering from cancer seeks revenge on the thieves who have destroyed his life.

When ex-mob boss Ben Myers (Dreyfuss) is targeted in a home robbery, he goes on a deadly rampage of vengeance. But with his family caught in the cross hairs, Myers must finally face the consequences of his dark past in this action-packed crime thriller.

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