Action star Bruce Willis has found his latest feature, FIRST KILL. Steven C. Miller directs the project with a script from Nick Gordon. The film is set to begin production later this summer in Cincinatti, Ohio
The story revolves around a man and his son who witness a thug shooting a bank thief while on a hunting trip. The bank robber then takes the boy hostage in order to recover the key to a locker that contains the loot from the bank heist. Willis has signed on to play a police chief who must solve the kidnapping against a ticking clock.
Emmett/Furla/Oasis will produce, finance, and release the film through their deal with Lionsgate Premiere. Highland Film Group is overseeing interntional. Randall Emmett and George Furla produce while Trevor Matthews, Barry Brooker, and Stan Wertlieb executive produce. Tim Sullivan, Tony Callie, Ryan Black, and Gordon co-produce.
First Kill marks Miller and Willis’s second collaboration; they recently worked together on the actioner Marauders. It will also be Willis and EFO’s eleventh collaboration, and EFO’s fourth with Miller.
Willis is repped by CAA.
Emily J | Staff Writer