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Power calls on Mercenary reinforcement

Mercenary AbsolutionUK indie Power will be in Cannes with 45 new hours of scripted TV and film content, which have already presold internationally.

Headlining a new film catalogue is Mercenary: Absolution, an action thriller starring Steven Seagal, Byron Mann and Vinnie Jones.

Other titles include horror Dead Still, which a telemovie that launches on Syfy in the US this month.

Also for MIPCOM are crime thrillers Beyond Justice and Badge of Honor, family films Tiger Eyes and Felix and crime comedy The Hot Potato.

New miniseries include 2x120mins The Fixer.

Power has closed a presale package deal for Mercenary: Absolution, Badge of Honor and Dead Still to Japan’s Zazie, while Sky in New Zealand has taken Badge of Honor and The Hot Potato for its Sky Movies Extra channel.

Turkey’s Digiturk has bought The Hot Potato and Felix for its Moviemax channels, while Dutch pubcaster NPO Zapp has also licensed Felix for kids film slot Zappbios.

“Power’s roots have always been in scripted content and we continue to bring some of this best, most-original and well produced films and series to audiences around the globe,” said Power CEO Susan Waddell.