Saturday, February 24, 2024

Aaron Eckhart Spy Thriller ‘Chief Of Station’ Will get US Deal – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Vertical has acquired U.S. rights to spy thriller Chief of Station starring Aaron Eckhart, Olga Kurylenko and Alex Pettyfer.

The Bee Holder Productions and Concourse Media movie is being lined up for a Could 2024 home launch.

Eckhart performs Ben, a former CIA European Station Chief whose world comes crumbling down after his spouse, a former operative, dies in a horrible accident. After receiving cryptic data that his spouse’s loss of life may not have been an accident, Ben heads again into the shadowy underworld of Japanese Europe, teaming up with a former adversary to unravel a conspiracy that challenges all the things he thought he knew about his spouse and the company he labored at for greater than 20 years.

Supporting solid consists of Nick Moran, Chris Petrovski, Daniel Bernhardt, James Faulkner, Laetitia Eido, Isobel Wooden and Nina Bergman.

The movie was written by George Mahaffey (Heatseekers) and directed by Jesse V. Johnson (One Ranger, White Elephant). Producers are Steve Lee Jones for Bee Holder and Matthew Shreder for Concourse.

Concourse handles gross sales and has bought the challenge world wide. Financiers embrace Ashland Hill Media Finance, Filmology Finance, Blue Rider Media, and Tip-Prime Productions. Different producers embrace Simon Williams, Daniel Kresmery and Jonathan Halperyn.

Government producers embrace Jack Christian, D.J. McPherson, Rob McGillivray, Ben Stranahan, Julien P. Bourgon, Matthew E. Chausse, Juliana Lubin, Walter Josten, Patrick Josten, and Joseph Lanius. Co-producers embrace Tyler Condon, Kevin Human and Evangelo Kioussis.

Vertical’s SVP of Acquisitions Tony Piantedosi commented: “After our latest success working with Aaron on our launch of The Bricklayer, we’re trying ahead to bringing one other must-see movie to motion followers in search of their subsequent adrenaline hit. And Chief of Station definitely delivers it.”

Chief of Station is an elevated spy thriller that delivers spectacular motion, suspense and Bond-esque vibes,” stated Shreder. “Vertical is the proper associate to carry this movie to audiences nationwide and we look ahead to seeing them launch it in a couple of months.”

Present and upcoming Vertical releases embrace 2023 Cannes Movie Pageant opener Jeanne Du Barry, directed by Maïwenn who stars alongside Johnny Depp; Sophie Barthes’ The Pod Era starring Emilia Clarke and Chiwetel Ejiofor; Berlin Movie Pageant 2023 opener She Got here to Me directed by Rebecca Miller and starring Peter Dinklage, Marisa Tomei and Anne Hathaway; and 2023 Unbiased Spirit Award winner Emily the Felony with Aubrey Plaza.

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