Kiefer Sutherland Set for Action Thriller Sierra Madre

Kiefer Sutherland is ready to star in motion thriller Sierra Madre.

The story facilities on Sutherland’s Captain Jordan Wright and his squadron, who’re granted go away from their mission to attend a crewmate’s marriage ceremony in Mexico. Whereas there, festivities are interrupted by a murderous cartel, and, as Jordan makes an attempt to steer his remaining males to security, struggle breaks out between his squad and the cartel. Jordan has to have interaction in a full-scale battle to save lots of his males.

The challenge, which is being offered out of the Cannes movie market by the Highland Movie Group, is ready to be directed by Justin Chadwick from a script by and Delbert Hancock and The Gray author Ian Mackenzie Jeffers. Manufacturing is because of begin this fall in Colombia, with Robert Stein (The Name), James Keach (Stroll the Line) and Griff Furst (Satan’s Peak).

Highland Movie Group is co-financing the motion thriller and dealing with worldwide rights, promoting it on the Marché du Movie.

“I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of the group on Sierra Madre, led by director Justin Chadwick. I really feel it’s a compelling thriller with nice emotional and dramatic alternatives. Or extra merely put, a rattling good story,” mentioned Sutherland.

“[Sutherland] will seize the depth and physicality of a frontrunner preventing to maintain his squad alive, embodying the spirit of brotherhood that pulsates all through this story,” mentioned Highland Movie Group CEO Arianne Fraser. Added COO Delphine Perrier:“Set within the unique and distant panorama of Mexico, Sierra Madre exhibits a poignant narrative of coronary heart and heroism. With Justin Chadwick on the helm, recognized for his ability in directing expertise and his performance-driven strategy, we’re desperate to see his outstanding imaginative and prescient come to life.”

Highland’s slate consists of Renny Harlin’s crime thriller The Postcard Killer starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan and William Eubank’s motion thriller Land of Unhealthy starring Russell Crowe.

Sutherland, repped by CAA, Leisure 360, and Lichter Grossman, most lately labored on Clint Eastwood’s newest drama Juror #2.