Relativity Media announced today the studio is planning to release Act of Valor on February 17th:
Act of Valor hitting theaters February 17th 2012
Relativity Media announced today that it will kick-off President's Day weekend in 2012 by releasing its groundbreaking, intense, action-thriller Act of Valor, which showcases an elite group of active duty Navy SEALs in a fictionalized composite of actual events, in North America on February 17th. The studio recently acquired worldwide rights to market and distribute the film from the Bandito Brothers'. The film is set for a wide release.
The film is directed by ex-stuntmen and documentary filmmakers/commercial directors Mike "Mouse" McCoy (Dust to Glory) and Scott Waugh (Step Into Liquid) and written by Kurt Johnstad (300). Costarring are Roselyn Sanchez (Rush Hour 2) and Emilio Rivera (Traffic).
Act of Valor follows a Navy SEAL squad on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent, and in the process takes down a complex web of terrorist cells determined to strike America at all costs. The filmmakers had unprecedented Naval access resulting in high-octane combat sequences and never-before-seen military operation scenes which are composited from actual events in the lives of the men appearing in the film and their comrades.
McCoy and Waugh are producing for Bandito Brothers and the company's COO Max Leitman is executive producer. Legendary Pictures Chairman and CEO Thomas Tull, who is personally an investor in Bandito, executive produced along with Jason Clark (Monster House).
Act of Valor was released February 24th, 2012 and stars Alexander Asefa, Drea Castro, Jason Cottle, Aurelius DiBarsanti, Timothy Gibbs, Carla Jimenez, Marc Margulies, Dimiter Marinov. The film is directed by Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh.