The mother-son from “Fate of the Furious” didn’t have any scenes together, but that should change for the new movie from the director of “Lucy,” “La Femme Nikita” and “The Professional.”
The Purge meets Bourne Identity. Four criminal soldiers, whose skills have been enhanced by horrifying experiments, escape to a small Wisconsin town and begin a campaign of terror. Only a former army medic, his tough high school sweetheart, and a weathered local sheriff stand in the way of these brutal killers who are on a mission to find the eccentric who holds the key to their survival.
In one of the few deals to come out of what has been a cool market in Toronto so far, EuropaCorp has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Their Finest, a World War II dramedy starring Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant, and Gemma Arterton.
Updated 09.02.16: Mark Townend’s high-concept sci-fi action thriller, pitched as Looper meets Safe House, continues to burn up the market ahead of the holiday weekend, with Screen Gems, Legendary Pictures, and AG Capital being the latest to take a closer look at what has become one of the summer’s hottest specs.
Kursk is reuniting actor Matthias Schoenaerts with his Far From The Madding Crowd director Thomas Vinterberg in the true story from EuropaCorp. The script was written by Saving Private Ryan scribe Robert Rodat based on the book A Time To Die by Robert Moore.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw has signed on to the EuropaCorp thriller Miss Sloane and will star opposite Jessica Chastain. The Concussion star will play a gun control lobbyist.
The story of the tragic submarine wreck in August of 2000 and the governmental negligence that followed is getting started at Europacorp with Robert Rodat’s script.
Set in a future where a victim is granted 24 hours to take revenge against someone who murders their loved one, follows a father who, after killing a criminal while protecting his son during a home invasion, must take up arms against a horde of the victim’s deadly cohorts after they declare war.
The high-concept revenge pic, which is being pitched as Taken meets The Purge, is set in a future where an eye for an eye is law and a victim is granted 24 hours to take revenge against someone who murders their loved one.
The “Fame” remake writer heads to gloomier pastures for EuropaCorp’s drama.