October 13, 2015
– Kyle Smith, New York Post
“A MUST SEE! HEART-POUNDING ACTION THAT WILL LEAVE YOU BREATHLESS”
– Pete Hammond, Deadline
On Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand November 24, 2015
Available in Digital HD on November 13, 2015
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to announce the home entertainment release of the intense international thriller, NO ESCAPE starring Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers, Zoolander, Night at the Museum series)), Lake Bell (HBO’s “How to Make it in America,” No Strings Attached) and Pierce Brosnan (The James Bond Franchise, Survivor, The Thomas Crown Affair). Directed by John Erick Dowdle (As Above So Below, Quarantine) and written together and produced with his brother Drew Dowdle (As Above So Below, Quarantine). NO ESCAPE will be available in Digital HD on November 13, 2015 from Starz Digital before heading to Blu-ray™ and DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment and On Demand November 24, 2015.
NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.
NO ESCAPE, “a taut thriller” (Steven Rea, The Philadelphia Inquirer) is rated R for strong violence throughout, and for language and has a running time of 103 minutes. DVD and Blu-ray™ special features include Feature Commentary with Writer/Director John Erick Dowdle and Writer/Producer Drew Dowdle, Deleted Scenes, and Behind-the-Scenes Gallery.
ABOUT THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein. During Harvey and Bob’s tenure at Miramax and TWC, they have received 341 Oscar nominations and won 81 Academy Awards.
Since 2005, TWC and Dimension Films have released such films as VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA; THE READER; INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS; SCRE4M; SPY KIDS: THE KING’S SPEECH; UNDEFEATED; THE ARTIST; THE MASTER; SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK; DJANGO UNCHAINED; SCARY MOVIE 5; LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER; PHILOMENA; THE IMITATION GAME; PADDINGTON; WOMAN IN GOLD and SOUTHPAW. Upcoming releases include BURNT, CAROL and THE HATEFUL EIGHT.
TWC boasts an active television production division which garnered twelve Emmy nominations in 2015. TWC Television produces the reality powerhouse Project Runway, with its spin-off series Project Runway All Stars, Under The Gunn, and Threads. Scripted series include John Fusco's Marco Polo with Netflix, going into its second season. Other recent TWC television productions include Mob Wives, Million Dollar Shoppers, Rodeo Girls, Cement Heads and Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor. Scripted projects in development include War & Peace, Ten Commandments and Daniel Stashower’s The Hour Of Peril. TWC also developed Nanny Diaries and produced The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
ABOUT ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading independent home entertainment company celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015. Anchor Bay acquires and releases a wide array of filmed entertainment in the theatrical and home entertainment markets, including STARZ Original series, children's entertainment, fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports and specialty films on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. The company has long-term distribution agreements in place for select programming with The Weinstein Company, AMC Networks and RADiUS, among others. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a full service distributor in the North American market. Anchor Bay Entertainment is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.