Chinese Volcano Disaster Film ‘Skyfire’ to Get US Theatrical Release From Screen Media

“Con-Air” director Simon West directs film that stars Jason Isaacs

“Skyfire,” a Chinese disaster movie directed by “Con-Air” director Simon West, will get an American theatrical release later this year, as Screen Media has acquired the North American rights to the film, the distributor announced Thursday.

“Skyfire” opened in China in December 2019 and climbed as high as #2 at the Chinese box office, grossing $24.2 million in the region, and Screen Media will now give it a domestic theatrical release and on-demand in December.

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Brian Welk

Brian Welk

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