This one’s been making the rounds for a while now, but I’m apt to share these two stills below from Metamorphosis and The Chase helmer Kim Hong-sun’s sophomore return at the feature helm, Project: Wolf Hunting. Finecut’s been making the pitch to buyers at EFM this month following its launch at the Asian Contents & Film Market last Fall.
Contents Panda is out and about these days selling its package to EFM buyers and the marketplace the world over as the latest look at crime thriller, Gentleman, makes the rounds, via Screendaily’s Jean Noh.
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Actor Frank Grillo is on the docket for several titles going forward, including a hopeful fourth chapter of the Skyline saga for which updates still remain pending.
Dane DeHaan (Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Christopher Nolan’s upcoming Oppenheimer) and Sophie Turner (HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Twentieth Century Fox’s X-Men: Dark Phoenix and X-Men Apocalypse) will star in crime thriller, Wardriver, which is currently being shopped at EFM by Highland Film Group with CAA Media Finance handling domestic.
You probably wouldn’t have guessed what actor Jang Hyuk was up to at this point given the more idiomatic title used for his latest reunion with The Swordsman helmer Choi Jae-hoon. Nevertheless, the two are indeed back together and have since shot new action thriller, The Killer (quite the palatable choice here for action fans, I allege), which is now in post-production as of its most recent launch at EFM.
Taking a page from Mabrouk El Mechri’s JCVD according to Mike Fleming Jr.’s Deadline exclusive on Friday, martial arts action movie superstar Jean-Claude Van Damme is closing the book on his stellar career with director Jeremy Zag’s What’s My Name?, as news rolls out of EFM with Wild Bunch International handling sales; CAA is repping domestic sales.
Principal photography recently wrapped in the Dominican Republic for upcoming survival thriller, The Black Demon, and we can now offer a first look photo right above. Actor Josh Lucas (Ford v Ferrari, Sweet Home Alabama) stands front and center of the new film currently being shopped at EFM, with Highland Film Group handling worldwide sales rights and The Avenue handling domestic U.S..
On the eve of a special screening in Berlin where Wild Bunch is repping international sales, horror auteur Dario Argento’s latest return with revenge thriller, Dark Glasses, scored a trailer premiere this week via the trades, and is now officially on par for multi-territorial premieres via AMC’s premium horror streamer, Shudder, beginning this Fall.
Wrapped reportedly as of last month, filmmaker Ric Roman Waugh’s (Greenland, Angel Has Fallen, Shot Caller) new action thriller, Kandahar, has a pair of photos currently circulating online, two of which you can view above. The film marks a rare opportunity for a Hollywood production shoot in Saudi Arabia, billed as one of the first big-budgeted studio titles to shoot in the region.
Pierre Morel will helm sci-fi thriller D.O.A from a script by Ben Magid (The Call). The film is one of a pair of titles announced this week with the launch of Sentient Pictures International, the second of which is award-winning director Adewale Akinnuoye Agbaje’s (Farming) prison drama, Last Meals starring Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods) and Boyd Holbrook (Logan).
Arclight Films is repping international sales at EFM this week, introducing a first look at actor Ryan Philippe (One Shot, Gosford Park, 54) in The Locksmith. Veteran first assistant director Nicolas Harvard (Countdown, The Spy Who Dumped Me) makes his feature film debut from a script by John Glosser, Joe Russo & Chris LaMont, and Ben Kabialis, based on an original story by Blair Kroeber.
Highland Film Group is off to the races for the upcoming European Film Market with their slate this year, including action sci-fi thriller 57 Seconds starring Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby) and Josh Hutcherson (The Hunger Games movies).
Aaron Eckhart will star in Muzzle, the new thriller from director/producer John Stalberg Jr. (Lionsgate’s Crypto). The film is set to shoot in July from a script by Carlyle Eubank (Focus Features’ The Signal), and storied by Eubank and Stalberg Jr., with co-financing by Los Angeles-based sales company Highland Film Group who are also handling worldwide rights at the upcoming European Film Market.
Some of the best news this month is coming right out of the European Film Market where deals are being made and casting is underway for numerous projects, developing or otherwise – namely the long awaited Den Of Thieves 2: Pantera, the long-awiated sequel to the inaugural hit 2018 heist thriller which starred Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The sequel was greeinlit a month after the film’s release with an official title etched in the following year.