When it comes to competition, there’s two ways to win. The first is be the dominate best and claim victory over all comes. The second is to hope that your main rivals slip on the ice outside the arena and end up on crutches. Ambition is a film about someone who wants to be the best, but finds their path a little easier when her main challengers fall out. The film will be coming out at various venues including select movie theaters. Here’s the press release from Shout! Factory and Unique Features:
Opens in Select Theaters, Digital and On Demand Everywhere September 20th, 2019
In the gripping, suspenseful thriller Ambition, Jude is an intense, driven musician preparing for the biggest performance of her life-but her ambition could end up killing her. As her competitors begin to die bizarre deaths, she recognizes a pattern that seems to connect her. Is she next? Her suspicions are confirmed in a shocking climax that puts into question her chances for survival, and her sanity. Opening in select theaters, digital and On Demand everywhere September 20th, 2019 from Unique Features and Shout! Studios, Ambition creates a world where desire and revenge converge into a questionable reality.
From the producer of Nightmare on Elm Street, Ambition stars Katherine Hughes (Kingdom, My Dead Ex), Giles Matthey (Submerged, Once Upon a Time), Sonoya Mizuno (Devs, Crazy Rich Asians, Maniac), and Bryan Batt (Mad Men, Billionaire Boys Club) with a special appearance by Lin Shaye (Insidious series, The Final Wish, Room for Rent). Directed by Bob Shaye, Ambition was produced by Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne, Sarah Victor, and Unique Features.
Running Time: 87 minutes
Directed by: Bob Shaye
Written by: John Rocco and Jenna Wright
Executive Producers: Phillip B. Goldfine, Benjamin Sacks, Yuli Masinovsky
Produced by: Bob Shaye, Michael Lynne, Sarah Victor and Unique Features
Cast: Katherine Hughes, Giles Matthey, Sonoya Mizuno, Dylan McNamara, Kyanna Simone Simpson, John Kroft, and Bryan Batt, with a special appearance by Lin Shaye
United States, 2019
Distributed by Shout! Studios
About Unique Features
Unique Features is an independent company that was launched in 2008 by Robert Shaye and Michael Lynne, who together built New Line Cinema into an industry powerhouse. The company is currently developing and producing a slate of film and TV projects, including the third season of the TV series SHADOWHUNTERS (Freeform), post production on THE LIBERATOR (Netflix) a four part mini-series based on the epic WWII nonfiction bestseller, SLEEP TIGHT (Columbia) from acclaimed horror director Tyler MacIntyre, TUMANBAY (Hulu) based on John Dryden’s award winning BBC1 podcast, NIGHT TEETH (Netflix), HIGH IN THE CLOUDS (Gaumont), an animated feature with original songs by Paul McCartney and starring Lady Gaga, BABETTES FEAST, a remake of the Danish Oscar® winner, and ARE WE NOT MEN by popular and highly respected author T.C. Boyle, a science fiction thriller centered around a new and dangerous evolution of gene editing.
About Shout! Studios
Shout! Studios is the filmed entertainment production and distribution arm of Shout! Factory, specializing in all aspects of distribution, including theatrical, VOD, digital and broadcast. Reflecting Shout! Factory’s ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence, Shout! Studios champions and supports like-minded filmmakers and creators at the forefront of pop culture, driving creative expression and diversity in independent storytelling. Shout! Studios finances, produces, acquires and distributes an eclectic slate of movies, award-winning animated features, specialty films and series from rising and established talent, filmmakers and producers.
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