Highland Film Group announced today that Unified Pictures has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Amin Matalqa’s The Rendezvous, starring Stana Katic (“Castle”) and Raza Jaffrey (“Homeland”). Unified Pictures will release the action adventure film across U.S. ancillary markets this fall. The film made its World Premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival last November.

Highland Film Group, which is handling worldwide rights, has already bolstered strong sales across many major markets in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Rendezvous is produced by Tricia Gibbs and Dan Halsted under the Halsted Pictures banner. The screenplay was written by Terrel Seltzer, based on the novel by Sarah Isaias.

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A romantic adventure with an intriguing blend of modern and classic touches, THE RENDEZVOUS throws together RACHEL, a Jewish-American doctor and JAKE, an Arab-American government bureaucrat, who are trying to solve the mysterious death of Rachel’s treasure hunting brother. Racing around the world, they find themselves being hunted by a doomsday group calling themselves the Armageddonites who believe Rachel and Jake possess an ancient script discovered by Rachel’s brother that could bring about the end of days. Caught in the middle of a plot to hasten the end of mankind, Rachel and Jake need to solve a murder, save the world. and discover for themselves that treasure is where you find it.

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