Marvel Girl 1984 star Chris Pine is reuniting together with his Hell or Excessive Water co-star Ben Foster for Violence of Motion, a brand new thriller from STXfilms. The one-two dramatic punch of Pine and Foster ought to hopefully show to as soon as once more be as gruffly charismatic as of their 2016 collaboration on this story of black ops and betrayal.
Violence of Motion is being helmed by Swedish director Tarik Saleh whose earlier credit embrace the likes of the 2017 crime drama The Nile Hilton Incident in addition to episodes of in style sequence Westworld and Ray Donovan. Violence of Motion stars Pine as “James Harper who, after being involuntarily discharged from the Green Berets, joins a paramilitary organization in order to support his family in the only way he knows how. Harper travels to Berlin with his elite team on a black ops mission to investigate a mysterious threat. Barely into his first assignment, he finds himself alone and hunted across Europe, where he must fight to stay alive long enough to get home and uncover the true motives of those who betrayed him.”
The script comes from JP Davis, with Violence of Motion additionally set to star Gillian Jacobs (Group), Eddie Marsan (The Disappearance of Alice Creed), Fares Fares (Little one 44), Nina Hoss (Phoenix), and Amira Casar (Name Me by Your Identify) alongside Chris Pine and Ben Foster. STXfilms has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Violence of Motion and is being produced by Thunder Highway Movies’ Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee (the John Wick franchise, Greenland, Sicario), with 30WEST absolutely financing the film. 30WEST’s Dan Friedkin, Micah Inexperienced, and Dan Steinman are govt producing together with Pine, Jonathan Fuhrman, Tom Lassally, Josh Bratman, and Thunder Highway’s Esther Hornstein.
“We’re incredibly impressed by what we’ve seen so far of Violence of Action,” Adam Fogelson, Chairman, STXfilms Movement Image Group, stated in a press release. “Chris gives the kind of unforgettable performance that will resonate with audiences everywhere. It’s an elevated action film that has real franchise potential and we are tremendously excited to be working with Chris, Tarik, and the teams at Thunder Road and 30West.”
Violence of Motion has a whiff of Jason Bourne to it, and the undertaking feels like the proper outlet for Pine’s easy charisma, giving the actor the chance to place his all into a strong central efficiency as he evades unhealthy guys whereas attempting to uncover their nefarious schemes.
The primary time that Pine and Foster joined forces was in director David Mackenzie’s very good neo-Western, Hell or Excessive Water. Written by Academy award nominee Taylor Sheridan, Pine and Foster star as brothers Toby and Tanner, who’re pressured to hold out a sequence of financial institution robberies to be able to save their household ranch, whereas being pursued by two Texas Rangers performed by Gil Birmingham and a profession finest Jeff Bridges. Hell or Excessive Water proved to be an enormous essential success, thanks in no small half to Pine and Foster’s central performances, with their reunion in Violence of Motion hopefully offering the identical cinematic delight.