THREE SECONDS Novel Adaptation Starts The Clock At Cannes With Cast Reveal

With sales kicking off at Cannes on Wednesday, Bloom has unveiled as part of its slate, Escobar: Paradise Lost helmer Andrea Di Stefano’s Three Seconds. The new action thriller, inspired by the 2015 novel from Swedish award-winning author duo Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström, is currently in pre-production and has actress Rosamund Pike (The World’s End) and actors Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad), Common (John Wick: Chapter Two) and Clive Owen (Shoot ‘Em Up) starring.

The film, written by Matt Cook with suceeding revisions by Rowan Joffé and Alex Garland, and then DiStefano sees ex-con and former spec-ops soldier Pete Hoffman who, in the last-inning struggle to free himself from the grip of crooked FBI handlers trying to infiltrate the Polish mob drug trade in New York City, finds him undercover, back behind bars, and in an explosive race against time before his identity is exposed. Thunder Road’s Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee are producing alongside financier The Fyzz Facility’s own Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones, Mark Lane, James Harris and Ollie Madden.

Jonathan Fuhrman of Thunder Road and Shelley Browning of Magnolia Entertainment are executive producing. (Deadline)