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RLJE has acquired the North American rights to Muzzle, an action thriller starring Aaron Eckhart and featuring the 25-year-old Mexican, Colombian and Ecuadorian American actor.
Directed by John Stalberg Jr. and based on a script by Carlyle Eubank from a story by Eubank and Stalberg Jr., the film is set to debut in theaters and will be made available on all rental platforms on September 29.
RLJE is a business unit of AMC Networks.
“Muzzle is a fully charged ride led by a gripping performance from Aaron Eckhart,” said RLJE Film Chief Acquisitions Officer Mark Ward, “We can’t wait to unleash the film to audiences this fall.”
“We are thrilled to have Mark and the outstanding team at RLJE come on board to distribute Muzzle. They are the perfect partner to introduce this exciting action-packed thriller to audiences in the U.S,” said Highland Film Group CEO Arianne Fraser.
“Muzzle is an intense and compelling actioner full of twists and turns – we are so proud to be a part of this fantastic project!” added Highland Film Group COO Delphine Perrier.
Eckhart starsas LAPD K-9 officer Jake Rosser who has just witnessed the shocking murder of his dedicated partner by a mysterious assailant. Blocked by Internal Affairs, muzzled by his own superiors from finding the shooter’s identity, Jake resolves to go rogue and partners with “Socks”, a violent K-9. Together, the pair works to unravel a vast conspiracy.
The ensemble also includes Stephen Lang, On My Block star Tinoco, Penelope Mitchell and Kyle Smithson.