XLRATOR MEDIA ACQUIRES ACTION-THRILLER “CROSSING POINT” FROM BLEIBERG’S COMPOUND B

Film will be released in 2016 on “TURBO” Action Label

LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2015) – XLrator Media (Jimi: All Is By My Side, The Machine) has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the action-thriller CROSSING POINT for release on its “TURBO” action label in 2016. 

Bleiberg Entertainment’s genre division, Compound B, is representing the sales rights to the film and will be introducing the project to international buyers at the American Film Market next month.

CROSSING POINT stars Jacob Vargas (Traffic, The 33), Rudy Youngblood (Apocalypto), Luke Goss (the Death Race series, Blade II), Tom Sizemore (Black Hawk Down, Saving Private Ryan), Paulina Gaitan (Sin Nombre, Netflix’s Narcos), María Gabriela de Faría (Nickelodeon’s Isa TKM) and newcomer Shawn Lock. The film was directed by Daniel Zirilli (Locked Down, the upcoming Asian Connection), who also produced the film with Lock, from a screenplay by Lock and Paul Dominic. Pieter Myny executive produced.

“With its fantastic international cast, smart filmmaking, and a premise ripped from today’s headlines, CROSSING POINT is a gripping, non-stop thrill ride,” said XLrator Media CEO Barry Gordon.

 

ABOUT CROSSING POINT

Michael and Olivia are Americans vacationing in Baja, Mexico when the trip takes a frightening turn. Olivia is kidnapped by a drug lord, who demands that Michael smuggle a bag full of cocaine--stolen from a rival cartel--over the border into the U.S. within 12 hours...or else Olivia will be killed. Suspecting something is awry, a driven Tijuana cop is on the trail of the missing drugs as well, sending them all on a collision course toward a breathtaking finale.

 

ABOUT XLRATOR MEDIA, LLC

One of the fastest-growing independent film distribution companies in North America since its creation in 2010, XLrator Media, LLC (XLratorMedia.com) will release 25 films in 2015. Its recent releases include Academy Award-winner John Ridley’s Jimi: All is by My Side starring Andre Benjamin as rock legend Jimi Hendrix, SXSW hits Housebound and The Diabolical starring Ali Larter (currently in theaters). XLrator Media is also the home of the acclaimed MACABRE and TURBO genre film labels and the PACE multicultural film label. The company previously released such diverse films as. The Machine, CBGB, American Mary, Storm Surfers 3D, Banshee Chapter, Ironclad: Battle for Blood and Five Star.

 

ABOUT BLEIBERG ENTERTAINMENT

Beverly Hills-based Bleiberg Entertainment, founded by acclaimed producer Ehud Bleiberg, develops, funds, produces and sells a diverse array of feature films. The company’s current slate includes Locarno award-winner Tikkun; the Sundance and New York Film Festival-selection Experimenter starring Peter Sarsgaard (currently in theaters); Zoë Bell thriller Camino; and the upcoming Jack Huston-Brit Marling romance Posthumous.  Bleiberg’s previous productions and sales titles include The Iceman starring Michael Shannon and Chris Evans; Free Ride starring Anna Paquin; and The Letter with Winona Ryder and James Franco.