On June 13, 2011 Relativity Media announced they’d picked up the worldwide distribution rights to Bandito Brothers’ Act of Valor. Roselyn Sanchez and Emilio Rivera co-star in the intense action thriller which features a group of active duty Navy SEALs. Ex-stuntmen and documentary filmmakers/commercial directors Mike “Mouse” McCoy and Scott Waugh (Step Into Liquid) directed the film which was written by Kurt Johnstad (300).
“Act of Valor follows a Navy SEAL squad on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent, and in the process takes down a complex web of terrorist cells determined to strike America at all costs. The filmmakers had unprecedented Naval access resulting in high-octane combat sequences and never-before-seen military operation scenes which are composited from actual events in the lives of the men appearing in the film and their comrades.” [synopsis provided by Relativity Media]
Tucker Tooley, Relativity’s President of Worldwide Production stated, “Act of Valor is truly one-of-a-kind—ripped from today’s headline-making heroic missions, an incredibly crafted film featuring active duty Navy SEALs, in a remarkable and fast-paced story that will give audiences an authentic inside glimpse and make them proud of America’s finest. We’re honored to add this unbelievably entertaining and gripping film to Relativity’s 2012 slate.”
“The world has always had deep admiration for these men who continually risk their lives to protect our freedom,” says Waugh.
“To witness their incredible brotherhood and to tell their actual stories was inspirational and such a privilege,” adds McCoy.
Source: Relativity Media