Film News: Vanquish in Select Theaters

By Liz Lopez

Vanquish is an action crime thriller directed by George Gallo (Double Take, Middle Men, and The Poison Rose) based on a story by Sam Barlett which they co-wrote into the screenplay.

SYNOPSIS: This action thriller stars Morgan Freeman (Se7en) and Ruby Rose (“Orange Is the New Black”) and shows what desperation can drive a person to do. A mother, Victoria (Rose), is trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon (Freeman) forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts, and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent gangsters — or she may never see her child again.

Cast: Morgan Freeman (Damon), Ruby Rose (Victoria), Patrick Muldoon (Agent Monroe), Nick Vallelonga (Detective Stevens), Chris Mullinax (Detective Kehoe), Dylan Flashner (Detective Childs), Paul Sampson (B.J.), Julie Lott (Governor Ann Driscoll), Bill Luckett (Father Thomas)

Produced by: David E. Ornston, Nate Adams, Richard Salvatore

Executive Producers: Gary Leff, Christian Mercuri, Roman Viaris, George Gallo, Julie Lott-Gallo, Barry Brooker, Stan Wertlieb Co-Executive Producer: Ryan Black Co-Producers: Yvan Gauthier, Joe Lemmon

Director of Photography: Anastas Michos ASC

Production Designer: Joe Lemmon

Edited by: Yvan Gauthier

Costume Designer: Melissa Vargas

Music by: Aldo Shllaku

Casting by: Donald Paul Pemrick & Dean Fronk

Rating: R for bloody violence, language, some sexual material and drug use.

Running Time: 96 Minutes

U.S. Release Date: In Select Theaters April 16, 2021 (Galaxy Theater in Austin, Texas), On Demand & Digital April 20, 2021, Blu-ray and DVD April 27, 2021.

Source: Lionsgate, Grindstone Entertainment Group

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