Sci-fi thriller ASTRO, featuring Gary Daniels (The Expendables), Dominique Swain (Boone: The Bounty Hunter) and Marshal Hilton (Primal Rage), bows at Cannes in May before hitting home entertainment platforms in July.
ASTRO was directed by Asif Akbar and written by Akbar and Bernard Selling, tells of a billionaire’s private space exploration program returning to Earth with an abducted extraterrestrial from a newly discovered alien planet.
The film stars: Louis Mandylor, Max Wasa, Omi Vaidya, Luke G. Crosby, Orson Chaplin, Gianni Capaldi, Spice Williams-Crosby, Courtney Akbar, Christopher Showerman and Michael Pare.
Below we have the official poster and trailer for ASTRO.
ASTRO is a Film Life Factory, LLC and XVIII Entertainment, LLC production. ITN Distribution is handling sales in all domestic and certain parts of the European territories with Avail Films and XVIII Entertainment handling the rest of the world-wide sales at the upcoming Cannes Film Market.
Brian Steele Medina of Gemini Syndrome, composed the music and sound fx for ASTRO‘s trailer, which also features an unreleased track “We Are the Fallen” written by the alternative metal band. The film’s original score is composed by Erick Schroeder.
Asif Akbar and Bernard Selling are currently finishing the ASTRO book series based on the movie, with a release on Amazon in July.
“We are excited to create and introduce a new modern day science-fiction franchise to the world”, says Akbar.
ASTRO will receive a DVD release domestically in the U.S. and North America through eOne and ITN Distribution this July.