Paramount Pictures Nabs Alex R. Johnson Spec “Northeast Kingdom”

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Paramount Pictures has picked up the spec script NORTHEAST KINGDOM from screenwriter-on-the-rise . Platinum Dunes is on board to produce the action thriller which Johnson will also direct.

The story is a female-driven revenge thriller where a vigilant and determined young woman witnesses the betrayal and murder of her father during a smuggler’s drop. She calls in the help of a mysterious female assassin to seek revenge against all those responsible.

Johnson recently wrote and directed the Austin-set neo-noir thriller Two Step, which bowed earlier this year at the SXSW Festival. Traverse Media has since acquired the film for North American distribution. The film had a limited theatrical run and was released on VOD and digital.

He is repped by Gersh and .

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This news was first reported by Deadline.

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