Angel Studios to Release Alejandro Monteverde’s Film “Cabrini” in March 2024

Alejandro Monteverde is planning to release his next project in March…

The 46-year-old Mexican filmmaker and Sound of Freedom director is reteaming with Angel Studios to release his next movie, Cabrini on March 8, 2024.

Alejandro Monteverde,Angels Studios and Monteverde had monumental success this past summer as the anti-child trafficking film, Sound of Freedom, racked up $180M at the domestic B.O. The film, is rolling out overseas.

Cabriniwhich tells the story of Francesca Cabrini, a poor, audacious Italian immigrant who became one of the great entrepreneurs of the 19th century. Through her willpower, courage, compassion, and business skill, she overcame sexism and violent anti-Italian bigotry while fighting against an establishment seeking to hold her back.

The film stars Cristiana Dell’Anna as Cabrini, John Lithgow, David Morse, Giancarlo Giannini and Federico Castelluccio.

“Francesca Cabrini is one of the most inspiring and influential figures in modern history, and yet few know her story. Faced with seemingly insurmountable life obstacles, Cabrini chose instead to focus on how she could change the status quo in her time, and her impact on the world is still felt today,” said Liz Ellis, Chief Operating Officer at Angel Studios. “We’re thrilled to be able to share her unbelievable story in theaters this Spring. This will be our second collaboration with Sound of Freedom director Alejandro Monteverde—and the Angel Guild gave this film even higher ratings than Sound of Freedom. Our community has high expectations for this project.”

Angel Studios already had the date RSVPed on the release calendar. The film will open against Paramount’A Quiet Place: Day One and Universal/DreamWorks Animation’s Kung-Fu Panda 4.

Angel Studios to Release “Sound of Freedom,” Featuring Eduardo Verastegui, in Several Global Markets

Eduardo Verástegui’s latest project is going global…

Angel Studios is launching its unexpected summer hit Sound of Freedom, starring the 49-year-old Mexican actor/producer, in several international markets after it made $127M during its first three weeks in U.S. theaters.

Eduardo Verastegui, Sound of FreedomWritten and directed by Alejandro Monteverde, the film will be released in South Africa from August 18 and Australia and New Zealand from August 24.

The film will hit cinemas in the following territories from August 31: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Belize, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, and Costa Rica.

The film will receive subsequent releases in the UK and Ireland from September 1 and Spain from October 11.

Based on a true story, the film follows a federal agent (Jim Caviezel) who, after rescuing a young boy from ruthless child traffickers, learns the boy’s sister is still captive and decides to embark on a dangerous mission to save her. With time running out, he quits his job and journeys deep into the Colombian jungle, putting his life on the line to free her from a fate worse than death.

The movie originally was developed at Fox International and was then purchased back by the filmmakers during the scrimmage of the Disney-Fox merger. Cast features Mira Sorvino, Bill Camp, José Zúñiga and Verástegui, who is also a producer.

“Since Sound of Freedom launched in the U.S., demand has been building around the world in dozens of regions and languages,” said Jared Geesey, SVP Global Distribution for Angel Studios. “Child trafficking is a global issue, and we hope to build on the incredible momentum here in the states and share the film’s powerful message worldwide.”