‘Extortion’ Release Date, Latest News & Update: Caribbean Family Vacation Turns Messy, Eion Bailey Role Revealed

Eion Bailey in EXTORTION

Playing the survival game, a family vacation turns into a race for survival “Extortion” starring Eion Bailey (TV’s “Ray Donovan,” “Once Upon a Time,” and “Band of Brothers”), Academy Award® nominee Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips, Eye in the Sky, The Brothers Grimsby), Bethany Joy Lenz (TV’s “Dexter” and “American Gothic”), and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon franchise, Shooter, The Color Purple).

Eion Bailey, Bethany Joy Lenz, Mauricio Alemany in EXTORTION

“Extortion” brings the action at a Caribbean resort where Kevin Riley (Bailey) and his family take a carefree boat ride that turns tragic when they’re stranded on an island. Near death, they’re rescued by a local fisherman (Abdi) who demands a million dollars, then vanishes. Riley must race to find his dying wife (Bethany Joy Lenz) and son on an unknown island before their time runs out. Also starring Danny Glover, Extortion shows that even paradise can be deadly.

“Extortion” opens in cinemas nationwide on May 17 from OctoArts Films International.