Clive Owen will star in the action thriller Medallion based on a screenplay by in-demand writer David Guggenheim.
Lisa Wilson of GK Films affiliate Parlay Films is commencing sales here on the story of a bank robber fresh out of prison who has six hours to pay a $50m ransom after he learns a former accomplice has kidnapped his daughter and stashed her in the boot of one of Manhattan’s 12,000 yellow cabs.
Jesse T Kennedy, McG, James Holt and Matthew Joynes are producing and Wonderland’s Mary Viola will handle executive producer duties.Summit recently acquired Guggenheim’s police drama Puzzle Palace not long after Universal and Scott Stuber bought his spec CIA thriller script Safe House.
Principal photography is scheduled to kick off in New York and Toronto this autumn.
Source: Screen Daily