Relativity announced today that Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Paranoia) will star in its new upcoming action film Aurora Rising, with a screenplay by Christian Gudegast (A Man Apart).
Aurora Rising follows Tate (Hemsworth), a Southern California surfer turned military fighter pilot who, after acing a complicated and messy first combat mission, gets recruited to be part of an elite team to test the next generation of aircrafts just as an international conflict begins to escalate.
Gudegast, a 360 client also represented by WME, will also write and direct the bank heist drama Den of Thieves for Relativity.
Relativity’s Jason Barhydt will oversee the project for the studio with Emjag Productions’ Alexandra Milchan and Film 360’s Scott Lambert and Guymon Casady producing the film alongside Relativity’s CEO Ryan Kavanaugh. Antonio Moura Santos Jr. will executive produce.
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