Vertical Entertainment has landed the North American distribution rights for the film Run With The Hunted, written and directed by John Swab. Vertical, which previously secured the U.K. distribution rights, will release the noir crime thriller in limited theatrical and VOD release this summer. The plot centers on Oscar, a young boy who defends his best friend, Loux, and kills her abusive father in the process, forcing him to run away from his rural hometown. Fifteen years later, he has all but forgotten his past and become the leader of a band of lost children. Stumbling upon Oscar’s antiquated missing child report, Loux takes it upon herself to find the boy who saved her life. William Forsythe, Dree Hemingway, Mark Boone Junior, Kylie Rogers, Slaine, Sam Quartin, and Isiah Whitlock Jr. co-star.