Gridlocked helmer Allan Ungar’s newest crime thriller, Bandit, has locked multiple distribution deals out of Cannes. Highland Film Group is repping international sales for the film which stars Josh Duhamel, Mel Gibson, Elisha Cuthbert and Nestor Carbonell, and is in post-production.
Currently underway is the production of heist thriller, Bandit, based on author Robert Knuckle’s best-selling novel and journalist Ed Arnold’s interviews with Gilbert Galvan Jr, who lived under the name Robert Whiteman when he was dubbed the Flying Bandit in 1987.
Josh Duhamel is in the driver’s seat this week with Highland Film Group announcing casting for Gridlocked director Allan Ungar’s latest, Bandit.
Tapped Out and Gridlocked helmer Allan Ungar is directing the film with Gunn Films’s Andrew Gunn (Sky High) and Cedarvale Pictures’s Michael Bien (Billionaire Boys Club), and Angela Donald producing. Executive producing are HLP+ Partners Henry Less and Sissy Federer with Tom North, Tannaz Anisi and Greg Schenz of 13 Films.
Director Allan Ungar is ready to get back to the set once more and reunite with actor, martial artist and producer Cody Hackman for the forthcoming production of the new action thriller, Gridlocked. The two initially started the year having released Ungar‘s directorial debut, Tapped (a.k.a. Tapped Out) which featured Hackman alongside co-stars Anderson Silva, Martin Kove and Michael Biehn.
This time production will commense under Hackman‘s banner, Hackybox Pictures with filming set for July 7 in Ontario. Gridlocked is also co-written by Ungar, and joins Hackman and Purcell in a story of a detective chauffeuring an legally embattled movie star when the training facility is attacked.
Purcell can currently be seen in his newest DVD release of writer and director Damian Lee’s boxing drama, A Fighting Man, now available wherever movies are sold. Check out the trailer below and stay tuned for further updates on Gridlocked.
H/T: THR, The Tracking Board