Exclusive: Star-studded indie film packages keep coming to our ears with the news that we can reveal that Oscar winner Jamie Foxx (Spider-Man: No Way Home), Oscar winner Robert Dineiro (Joker), Scott Eastwood (The Fate of the Furious) And John Leguizamo (John Wick) Is set for under-the-radar action movie Tin soldierWhich began filming in Greece next week
Tin soldier The story of The Bokushi (Foxx), which preaches to hundreds of elders who were attracted to the promise of protection and purpose under him. Surrounded by his devoted military-trained followers, he built an impregnable fortress and amassed an arsenal of weapons. After several unsuccessful infiltration attempts, the government – in the form of the military operative Emanuel Ashburn (De Niro) – hired Nash Kavanagh (Eastwood), a former Special Forces asset who was once a disciple of The Bokushi. Nash agrees to use his weak past and the inner wisdom of the mysterious leader to finally take revenge on the man who took everything from him, including the love of his life.
WME Independent is conducting international sales in Cannes with CAA Media Finance and WME Independent North America co-wrapping. The project was secretly known to buyers for a short time so there is already good traction in the deal, we hear.
Brad Furman (Lincoln LawyerDirecting from his screenplay with Jess Fuerst. Unified Pictures Keith Carval (Pulling across the concreteCurrent Entertainment’s Steven Chassman (Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbes and Shaw) And Brad Feinstein of Romulus Entertainment (Wounded) Will produce. Furman and Fuerst will also produce under their Road Less Traveled production banner. Blue Rider’s Walter Justin is the executive producer.
Producers Kjarval and Chasman say: “As longtime friends, the dream of working with Brad (Furman) to create an inspiring and ingenious action film has come true because we have built a family along the way. “With such an incredible talent, it’s going to be a wild journey.”
“I am honored to be a part of the team behind such an ambitious, important and deeply personal work Tin soldier“It’s a true story of struggle, sacrifice and the power of love and acceptance, with wonderful settings and set pieces built for the big screen,” Furman said. Collaborating with a cast of this caliber is beyond humility. I have never seen the unique inspiration they bring to each character. It has been an exciting journey and I hope the film will be even more exciting for viewers around the world. “
Brad Furman represents ICM Partners, Mosaic, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Jamie Foxx represents CAA, LBI Entertainment and Johnson Shapiro Slayet and Cole. Scott Eastwood is represented by UTA, LBI Entertainment and Goodman, Zeno, Schenkman, Smelkinson and Christopher. Represented by Robert De Niro CAA and Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks. John Leguizamo represents UTA and Jackway Austin Tyrman Wartheimer Mandelbaum Maurice Bernstein Tratner and Klein.