Chinese disaster film ‘Skyfire’ lands North American deal with Screen Media

Simon West directed.Screen Media has picked up all North American rights from Highland Film Group to Meridian Entertainment’s Chinese disaster film Skyfire starring Jason Isaacs and Hannah Quinlivan.Simon West (Con Air and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and The Expendables 2) directed the English-language film, which debuted in China in December 2019.Xueqi Wang and Shawn Dou round out the key cast on the story of a young scientist who tries to convince a resort owner to evacuate the world’s only volcano theme park when the once dormant geological feature shows signs of erupting.Screen Media plans a December release.

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