Lionsgate Lands Bangkok Dangerous

Lionsgate has acquired North American distribution rights to the Nicolas Cage action thriller “Bangkok Dangerous” from IEG Virtual Studios reports the trades.

Directed by Hong Kong directors Oxide Pang Chun and Danny Pang, “Bangkok” is a remake of their own critically acclaimed 1999 film of the same name.

Cage plays an anonymous assassin who travels to Bangkok to handle four kills for an underworld crime boss, but whose conscience becomes his enemy when he meets a local Thai girl.

The company has scheduled the film for a Summer 2008 release in the U.S. and Canada.