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Release Date: January 20, 2012 (North America)
Genres: Action, Thriller MPAA Rating: R
Production Phase: Released
Studio: Relativity Media Production Company: Relativity Media
Who's In It: Bill Paxton (TBA), Ewan McGregor (TBA), Michael Fassbender (TBA), Gina Carano (Mallory Kane), Channing Tatum (TBA)
Who's Making It: Steven Soderbergh (Director), Lem Dobbs (Screenwriter),
Premise: A covert agent that does the dirty work for many countries is betrayed by her handlers. Now she must get back to America before her family is targeted and also bring justice to the ones... More »
Official Website: www.haywiremovie.com
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Antonio Banderas (Shrek the Third) and Bill Paxton (Big Love) are the next two players to join the cast.- Variety. Comment on this Scoop (0)
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Steven Soderbergh will direct Knockout as his next film. Described as an action thriller in the James Bond mold, the film will star MMA fighter-turned-actress Gina Carano as a woman from the wrong side of the streets and possessing superior brawling abilities who is recruited to serve as an international spy. Soderbergh plans on shooting the film around the world in various exotic locales.
The script was penned by Lem Dobbs who worked with the director before on The Limey and Kafka. Relativity Media is financing the film and wSoderberg isn't getting paid from the company upfront; instead he's taken an ownership stake in the hopeful box office success of the movie.
Filming is scheduled to commence in January 2010. [Full story]- Variety. Comment on this Scoop (0)