Screen Media, the distributor of “The Outpost” and “Willy’s Wonderland”, has entered into a distribution agreement with Millennium Media, the company behind the The Expendables and Olympus a Fallen franchises, to release at least five films per year for the next three years. The first film under the deal will be “The Enforcer” starring Antonio Banderas, Kate Bosworth and 2 Chainz. Directed by Richard Hughes, the film is being shot this summer in Greece. Screen Media will handle the North American release in 2022.
Recent Millennium Media films include “Angel Has Fallen” and the reboot of the Rambo franchise, “Rambo: Last Blood”. He has also produced independent films such as “Tesla”, “Blackbird” and The Outpost, the latter two being released by Screen Media.
In an ongoing relationship with Millennium Media, Screen Media recently released Megan Fox’s thriller “Till Death”.
Screen Media is owned by publicly traded media company Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. Over the past few years, it has featured several notable theatrical releases and by day and date. In August, Screen Media will release “Naked Singularity” by Chase Palmer, starring John Boyega, Olivia Cooke and Bill Skarsgård. He recently released the mafia thriller “The Birthday Cake” starring Shiloh Fernandez, Ewan McGregor and Val Kilmer; the “Eat Wheaties!” with Tony Hale; and “Senior Moment” with William Shatner, Jean Smart and Christopher Lloyd; and Nicolas Cage’s VOD hit “Willy’s Wonderland”.
“We are excited to expand our relationship with Millennium Media and plan to release these films on all windows, including TVOD, DVD, SVOD and AVOD,” said David Fannon, President of Screen Media. “It is great to work with the Millennium team, and our partnership has proven to be fruitful for both companies. Crackle Plus will feature these movies prominently in AVOD, making them available to millions of viewers. Movies are expected to be flagship titles for Crackle Plus networks. “
“Millennium Media and Screen Media have developed a very successful relationship over the past few years. This deal is a testament to that and to the success of our past films as ‘The Outpost’ in the hands of Screen Media, ”said Jonathan Yunger, co-chair of Millennium Media. “We are delighted to continue producing quality commercial films and to formalize this partnership,” he added.
The deal was brokered by Fannon with Millennium Media chairman Jeffrey Greenstein and Yunger.
In the photo: “The outpost”