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Saban Films Acquires ‘GUN SHY’ Starring Antonio Banderas and Olga Kurylenko

June 8, 2017

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SABAN Films has announced that they have acquired the North American distribution rights to director Simon West new film, GUN SHY (formerly titled Salty), starring Antonio Banderas and Olga Kurylenko.

Adapted from Mark Haskell Smith’s 2007 novel, Gun Shy follows Turk Henry (Banderas), an aging mid-level rock star whose supermodel wife (Kurylenko) is suddenly kidnapped while they are vacationing in Chile. Accustomed to his superstar lifestyle and lacking basic life-skills, Turk finds himself perplexed in having to navigate the back alleys of Santiago and South American jungles in order to save his wife from the renegades.

West directs from a script adapted by Haskell Smith and Toby Davies.

Bill Bromiley of SABAN Films said:

“GUN SHY is a supremely entertaining film. Our audiences will delight in Antonio Banderas’ raucous performance and director Simon West’s unique and wild vision.”

Gun Shy will be released in theaters September 8 in key cities throughout the US and Canada.


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