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Cinedigm has taken North American rights to War Pigs, a WWII actioner featuring veteran tough guys Mickey Rourke and Dolph Lundgren, from VMI Worldwide.

Ryan Little, the director of 2013 WWII drama Saints and Solidiers, helmed War Pigs. The plot has a ragtag group of misfits on a secret mission behind enemy lines to find and capture a secret weapon being developed by Adolf Hitler and the SS.

Luke Goss (Hellboy II), Noah Segan (Looper) and UFC fighter Chuck Liddell co-star.

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Cinedigm plans to release War Pigs theatrically next spring. VMI has also sold the title to multiple international territories, including to Klockworx in Japan, Signature Entertainment in the U.K., Program Store in France and Rialto Pictures for Australia.

VMI Worldwide president Andre Relis is producing War Pigs with Steven Luke, who also penned the screenplay. Wayne Marc Godfrey and David Gilbery of U.K.-based finance firm The Fyzz serve as executive producers. War Pigs Is VMI's third production, following Blood of Redemption in 2012, which also starred Lundgren, and the crime thriller Wicked Blood featuring Sean Bean and Abigail Breslin in 2013.

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