EXCLUSIVE: The starry indie movie packages carry on coming in Cannes with information we are able to reveal that Oscar winner Jamie Foxx (Spider-Man: No Approach Dwelling), Oscar winner Robert De Niro (Joker), Scott Eastwood (The Destiny of the Livid) and John Leguizamo (John Wick) are set for under-the-radar motion film Tin Soldier, which begins filming subsequent week in Greece.
Tin Soldier tells the story of The Bokushi (Foxx), who preaches to a whole lot of veterans who’ve been drawn to the promise of safety and function below him. Surrounded by his religious military-trained followers, he has constructed an impenetrable fortress and amassed an arsenal of weapons. After a number of failed infiltration makes an attempt, the federal government – within the type of army operative Emmanuel Ashburn (De Niro) – recruits Nash Cavanaugh (Eastwood), an ex-special forces asset, who was as soon as a disciple of The Bokushi. Nash agrees to make use of his susceptible previous and insider information of the enigmatic chief to lastly get revenge on the person who took the whole lot from him, together with the love of his life.
WME Impartial is dealing with worldwide gross sales in Cannes with CAA Media Finance and WME Impartial co-repping North America. The undertaking has been secretly recognized to patrons for a short while so there’s already good traction on offers, we hear.
Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) is directing from his script with Jess Fuerst. Unified Photos’ Keith Kjarval (Dragged Throughout Concrete), Present Leisure’s Steven Chasman (Quick & Livid Presents: Hobbs & Shaw) and Romulus Leisure’s Brad Feinstein (Bruised) will produce. Furman and Fuerst can even produce below their Highway Much less Traveled Productions banner. Blue Rider’s Walter Josten is government producer.
Producers Kjarval and Chasman mentioned: “As longtime mates, working with Brad (Furman) to craft an impressed and intelligent motion movie is a dream come true as we’ve got shaped a household alongside the best way. Brad and Jess (Fuerst) have written such a robust screenplay that has allowed us to place collectively a tremendous various group of actors. With such unimaginable expertise, that is going to be a wild trip.”
“I’m honored to be part of the crew behind such an formidable, essential and deeply private work in Tin Soldier,” Furman mentioned. “With awe-inspiring settings and set items constructed for the large display, that is an unique story about battle, sacrifice and the ability of affection and acceptance. To collaborate with a forged of this caliber is past humbling. The person inspiration they’ve introduced to every function is like nothing I’ve seen earlier than. This has been an thrilling journey and my hope is the movie is much more thrilling for audiences world wide.”
Brad Furman is represented by ICM Companions, Mosaic, and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Jamie Foxx is represented by CAA, LBI Leisure and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole. Scott Eastwood is represented by UTA, LBI Leisure, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher. Robert De Niro is represented by CAA and Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks. John Leguizamo is represented by UTA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.