QUAVO AND LUKAS HAAS ALSO STAR WITH HIGHLAND FILM GROUP HANDLING WORLDWIDE RIGHTS
Los Angeles, CA May 24, 2022 – Golden Globe®-winner John Travolta (Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, Paramount Pictures’ Grease), hip hop artist Quavo (ABC’s “Black-ish,” FX’s “Atlanta”) and Lukas Haas (Warner Bros.’ Inception) star in the new action heist thriller Cash Out, it was announced today. Written by Dipo Oseni and Doug Richardson (Die Hard 2, Bad Boys), the film is directed by Randall Emmett (Midnight in the Switchgrass starring Bruce Willis, Megan Fox and Emile Hirsch; Savage Salvation starring Robert De Niro and John Malkovich).
Cash Out is produced by Cecil Chambers (AWOL-72) and executive produced by Saleem Elmasri.
Leading Los Angeles based sales company Highland Film Group is co-financing the actioner and handling worldwide rights to Cash Out, with sales being launched at the upcoming Marché du Film. The film is set to start principal photography this month in Georgia.
“We have a stellar cast led by the iconic John Travolta, who absolutely runs the show and will ignite the screen as the enigmatic criminal mastermind,” said Highland Film Group CEO Arianne Fraser. “Cash Out boasts a unique blend of multi-layered characters, complex storylines and heart-pounding action! The appeal of the superb John Travolta coupled with the big and lavish production value is a definite draw to buyers,” added Highland COO Delphine Perrier.
Notorious criminal mastermind Mason (John Travolta) is heartbroken after his girlfriend Decker betrays him, revealing herself to be an undercover Interpol agent. His bad luck continues when he’s drawn into a disastrous bank heist with his younger brother Shawn (Lukas Haas). Now in possession of a highly coveted safety deposit box and with multiple players in pursuit, Mason must quickly discover what the heist really entails, as time is running out when military special forces storm the bank.
John Travolta is known for his portrayals of Danny Zuko in the Academy Award-nominated Grease alongside Olivia Newton-John and Stockard Channing, Edna Turnblad in Adam Shankman’s BAFTA Award-nominated musical Hairspray, and hitman Vincent Vega in Quentin Tarantino’s Academy Award-winning Pulp Fiction. He received a Golden Globe for his performance as Chili Palmer in Barry Sonnenfeld’s Get Shorty and was nominated for an Academy Award for the role of Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever.
Quavo is an award-winning musician and record producer best known as a member of the hip hop trio Migos. On top of his successful music career, Quavo has a performed in a multitude of television roles including on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning “Black-ish” starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, FX’s Emmy Award-winning “Atlanta” created by and starring Donald Glover and Lee Daniels’ “Star” alongside Queen Latifah.
Lukas Haas’ many film credits include Christopher Nolan’s Academy Award-winning Inception with Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Peter Weir’s Academy Award-winning Witness and Tim Burton’s Mars Attacks! alongside Jack Nicolson, Pierce Brosnan and Glenn Close. His additional credits include Focus Features’ Brick from director Rian Johnson and Twentieth Century Fox’s Widows starring Viola Davis and Liam Neeson.
Highland Film Group’s current sales slate of films also includes the action thriller Land of Bad starring Russell Crowe and Liam Hemsworth; Neil LaBute’s Fear the Night starring Maggie Q; Daniel Casey’s Wardriver starring Dane DeHaan and Sophie Turner; Rusty Cundieff’s 57 Seconds starring Morgan Freeman and Josh Hutcherson; the horror thriller Felix starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Benjamin Evan Ainsworth; John Stalberg Jr.’s Muzzle starring Aaron Eckhart; One True Loves starring Shang-Chi’s Simu Liu, Phillipa Soo and Luke Bracey; Adrian Grünberg’s thriller The Black Demon starring Josh Lucas; James Cullen Bressack’s Hot Seat starring Mel Gibson and Kevin Dillon; K. Asher Levin’s Slayers starring Thomas Jane, Abigail Breslin and Malin Akerman; Renny Harlin’s The Misfits starring Pierce Brosnan, Nick Cannon and Tim Roth; Allan Ungar’s Bandit starring Josh Duhamel, Mel Gibson and Elisha Cuthbert; Stephan Rick’s The Good Neighbor starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Luke Kleintank and Avan Jogia’s Door Mouse starring Hayley Law, Famke Janssen and Keith Powers.
ABOUT HIGHLAND FILM GROUP
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Led by founding partners Arianne Fraser and Delphine Perrier, Highland Film Group (HFG) is an independent worldwide sales, film financing, production and distribution company. Launched in 2010, HFG has had success across a wide range of film genres and platforms, building a reputation for handling high-octane films in the action/thriller/horror space, focusing on cast, director, and filmmaker driven content.
HFG’s diversified production and sales slate includes the action thriller Land of Bad starring Russell Crowe and Liam Hemsworth; Neil LaBute’s Fear the Night starring Maggie Q; Daniel Casey’s Wardriver starring Dane DeHaan and Sophie Turner; Rusty Cundieff’s 57 Seconds starring Morgan Freeman and Josh Hutcherson; horror thriller Felix starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Benjamin Evan Ainsworth; John Stalberg Jr.’s Muzzle starring Aaron Eckhart; Andy Fickman’s One True Loves starring Simu Liu, Phillipa Soo and Luke Bracey; Adrian Grünberg’s The Black Demon starring Josh Lucas; James Cullen Bressack’s Hot Seat starring Mel Gibson and Kevin Dillon; Mark Earl Burman’s Ambush starring Aaron Eckhart; K. Asher Levin’s Slayers starring Thomas Jane, Abigail Breslin and Malin Akerman; Casey Tebo’s Black Friday! starring Devon Sawa and Bruce Campbell; Mauro Borelli’s Warhunt starring Mickey Rourke; Stephan Rick’s The Good Neighbor starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Luke Kleintank; Andrew Baird’s One Way starring Colson Baker, Kevin Bacon and Travis Fimmel; Edward Drake’s Gasoline Alley starring Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson and Devon Sawa; Mark Neveldine’s Panama starring Mel Gibson and Cole Hauser; Fortress starring Bruce Willis; Avan Joglia’s Door Mouse starring Hayley Law, Famke Janssen and Keith Powers; Allan Ungar’s Bandit starring Josh Duhamel, Mel Gibson and Elisha Cuthbert; The Lair directed by Neil Marshall; Randall Emmett’s Wash Me In The River starring Robert De Niro, Jack Huston and John Malkovich; Herbert James Winterstern’s Supercell starring Alec Baldwin and Anne Heche; Petr Jakl’s Medieval starring Ben Foster and Michael Caine; John D. Eraklis’ and Tara Whitaker’s Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk with the voices of will.i.am, Jennifer Hudson, Snoop Dogg, Whoopi Goldberg and Howie Mandel and The Tiger Rising starring Queen Latifah and Dennis Quaid.
Previous titles include Joe Carnahan’s Boss Level starring Naomi Watts, Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo; Dimitri Logothetis’ Jiu Jitsu starring Nicolas Cage and Tony Jaa; Lin Oeding’s thriller Braven starring Jason Momoa; Scott Mann’s Final Score starring Dave Bautista and Pierce Brosnan; Berlin, I Love You with Helen Mirren, Keira Knightley, Jim Sturgess, Mickey Rourke, Diego Luna and Jenna Dewan Tatum; Vaughn Stein’s Terminal starring Margot Robbie and Renny Harlin’s The Misfits starring Pierce Brosnan, Nick Cannon and Tim Roth.
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