LOS ANGELES (September 7, 2017) – Epic Pictures has acquired the searing human trafficking drama inspired by true events, TRAFFICKED, which will have a limited theatrical release on October 6.
Starring Golden Globe nominee Ashley Judd, Academy Award nominee Anne Archer, Elisabeth Röhm, Sean Patrick Flanery, and Patrick Duffy, TRAFFICKED explores the complex global crisis of human trafficking and is ultimately a story of the strength of the human spirit, the empowerment of women, and the indestructible will to be free.
Inspired by the harrowing stories of real women and girls profiled in the award-winning book Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery by Harvard Professor and anti-slavery activist, Siddharth Kara, TRAFFICKED follows three young women from the United States, Nigeria, and India who are exploited as sex slaves yet ultimately reclaim their dignity and freedom.
TRAFFICKED is a KK Ranch Production written by Siddharth Kara, inspired by his book Sex Trafficking and directed by Will Wallace. Producers are Conroy Kanter, Siddharth Kara, and Vicente Aldape. Executive Producers are Frank Mayor, Joe Dante, Elizabeth Stanley, and Adam Ambruso.
About Epic Pictures:
Established in 2007 by Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson, Epic Pictures Group has grown to become one of the most creative and dynamic independent studios, focusing on filmmakers’ vision driven projects, shaping them from script to launch via its domestic distribution division Epic Pictures Releasing. Throughout the past 10 years, Epic produced many genre cult hits including the 2015 Sundance premieres “ENTERTAINMENT” and “TURBO KID” and all-star horror anthology “TALES OF HALLOWEEN”. More recently Epic produced the psychological horror “THE LODGERS,” sci-fi thriller “RADIUS,” action horror “REDCON-1,” and the adventure thriller “THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT” starring Sam Elliott.