Saban Films Sets “The Forgiven” Release

Saban Films has announced they’ve set a March 16th release date for the upcoming thriller “The Forgiven” which hits cinemas in limited release on March 9 before expanding on March 16th to also include VOD and Digital HD.

Forest Whitaker stars as Archbishop Desmond Tutu who is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he’s summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency (Eric Bana).

Inside the brutal prison walls, Tutu is drawn into a dangerous, life-changing battle with the cunning criminal. Roland Joffe (“The Killing Fields,” “The Mission”) directs and co-writes the film based on Ashton’s play “The Archbishop and The Antichrist”.

Michael Ashton co-wrote the film which Joffe, Craig Baumgarten and Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat are producing.

Source: Saban Films