Leading international sales company Arclight Films has finalized its North American distribution deal for the haunting thriller Let It Snow with Grindstone Entertainment Group, a Lionsgate company, it was announced today by Arclight Films’ Chairman Gary Hamilton. The film will be released On Demand on September 22, 2020. Grindstone Entertainment Group recently announced the renewal of their longstanding partnership with Lionsgate.
“We are delighted to have our long-time friends at Grindstone Entertainment Group distribute Let It Snow in North America. Their skilled, dedicated and experienced team are the perfect group to bring the brilliantly executed standout thriller to domestic audiences. With breathtaking settings and captivating production values, Let It Snow is a tour de force,” said Hamilton.
“Let It Snow is a powerful edge of your seat thriller. The sweeping snow-covered mountain footage will chill audiences to the bones. Snowboarders beware!” declared Grindstone Entertainment Group’s Stan Wertlieb.
Let It Snow stars Ivanna Sakhno (The Spy Who Dumped Me, Pacific Rim: Uprising), Alex Hafner (Submergence, The Councellor), and Tinatin Dalakishvili (Abigail). Stanislav Kapralov makes his feature film directorial debut from a script he wrote with Omri Rose.
The story follows Mia, a free-riding snowboarder, who is separated from her fiancé after sneaking onto a restricted slope. She must not only survive against nature, but also a masked snowmobile rider who’s out for her blood.
The film is produced by Solar Media’s Serge Lavrenyuk. Executive producers are Yan Fisher and Roger Corbi of FishCorb Films, the producers behind Papillon starring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek. Marianna Novikova is also Executive Producer.
The distribution deal was negotiated by John Fremes on behalf of Arclight Films and Stan Wertlieb on behalf of Grindstone Entertainment Group.
Arclight Films’ current slate of films also include horror-thriller Bloody Hell; cult thriller The Color Rose by Courtney Paige; The King’s Daughter, starring Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, and narration by Julie Andrews; warmhearted comedy Butte; epic female-driven action film Tomiris which will be released in the U.S. by Well Go USA; Twist starring Michael Caine; Here Are the Young Men starring Travis Fimmel, Dean-Charles Chapman, Finn Cole, and Anya Taylor-Joy; sci-fi live-action mecha film Heavens: The Boy and His Robot; Sundance’s critically acclaimed sci-fi thriller Possessor starring Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Sean Bean, Jennifer Jason Leigh, directed by Brandon Cronenberg to be released in the U.S. by NEON; and the true-life prison break story, Escape from Pretoria released in the U.S. by eOne, starring Daniel Radcliffe.