LOS ANGELES – November XX, 2015 – Momentum Pictures and Orion Releasing have acquired the worldwide distribution rights to DIABLO, the action-packed Western starring Scott Eastwood and Walton Goggins.
The film, which made its world premiere in October at the 2015 San Diego Film Festival where it won the jury award for Best Feature Film, is directed by Lawrence Roeck from a screenplay he wrote with Carlos de los Rios. Danny Glover, Camilla Belle, Adam Beach and Joaquim de Almeida also co-star in the film, which will be released theatrically in select markets on January 8, 2016 and Premium VOD the next day.
DIABLO follows Jackson, a young Civil War veteran who wakes up to find his beautiful wife kidnapped by ruthless bandits. With killers around every corner, the lines begin to blur between who the good and the bad are, including Jackson. As a final gunfight looms for our hero, he is asked to risk it all to save the woman he loves.
DIABLO was produced by Roeck, Rios, and Shana D. Wilson, who also served as the executive producer.
“DIABLO is as suspenseful and thrilling as it is psychological and romantic, and makes viewers fall in love with Westerns all over again. Scott’s performance is superb, and Lawrence has created a captivating world that we are excited to share with audiences,” said Berry Meyerowitz, President, Momentum Pictures.
The film was acquired by Jessica Labi from Momentum Pictures