Jamie Dornan and Sam Claflin to star in action-thriller Borderland
IMR International announced today that BAFTA nominee Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades trilogy, The Fall) and Sam Claflin (Me Before You, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) will join BAFTA nominee Brian Kirk’s (Game of Thrones, Luther) hotly-anticipated action thriller, Borderland.
Set in 1970’s London, Borderland is a high-octane character-driven thriller, in the vein of Michael Mann’s Heat. After his wife is accidentally shot dead in Ireland, a member of the IRA takes over an Active Service Unit in the English Capital. Their mission is to cause chaos and destruction while his mission is to hunt down his wife’s killer — an SAS captain (Sam Claflin) who is also hunting him.
The adaptation was written by BAFTA nominee Ronan Bennett (Public Enemies), and will be produced by Chris Coen (The Childhood of a Leader, Funny Games) under the Unanimous Entertainment banner, Rebecca Brown (In the Dark), and Alan Moloney (Mary Shelley, Siege of Jadotville) for Parallel Film Productions.
Principal photography will begin in the summer in Dublin and London. IMR International will introduce the project to international buyers in Berlin.
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