Principal photography began for Summit Entertainment and Intrepid Pictures’ action-thriller The Cold Light of Day on September 6th and will continue through November 13th. The film stars Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver.
The Cold Light of Day, set and filmed entirely in Spain, will be shot over ten weeks in the Community of Valencia and Madrid as well as several weeks on the stages at Ciudad de la Luz studios in Alicante. Mabrouk El-Mechri directs the project from an original screenplay by Scott Wiper & John Petro, with revisions by Richard Price. Intrepid principals Trevor Macy and Marc D. Evans will produce the project along with Jesus Martinez, principal of Galavis Film which will co-produce the project. Steven Zaillian from Film Rites, Kevin Mann and Matthew Perniciaro of Picture Machine, and Wiper will executive produce.
The film is a US-Spanish production, and the majority of the cast and crew are Spanish and European.
Also starring are the Spanish actors Verónica Echegui and Oscar Jaenada. Co-starring are Caroline Goodall, Roschdy Zem, Joseph Mawle, Rafi Gavron and Emma Hamilton.
The Cold Light of Day centers on a young American whose family is kidnapped while on a vacation to Spain. He is left with only hours to find the connection between their disappearance and his father’s secrets.
Summit Entertainment will distribute the film in the US and sell internationally. Erik Feig, Summit’s President of Production, and Summit’s Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Michael Schaefer, will oversee the project for the studio.