According to Bloody Disgusting, Avatar star Sam Worthington has been tapped to star in The Machinist director Brad Anderson’s upcoming action thriller Fracture for Netflix. The film is expected to be released in 2019 on the streaming service.
Worthington is set to portray the role of a father, who must find his courage and hold on to his sanity in order to find his wife and daughter, who have disappeared in the middle of an ER visit. The film’s official synopsis is as follows:
“Driving cross-country, Ray (Worthington) and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While the wife and daughter go downstairs for an MRI, Ray, exhausted, passes out in a chair in the lobby. Upon waking up, they have no record or knowledge of Ray’s family ever being checked in.”
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The film was written by Alan B. McElroy (Spawn, Wrong Turn) with Paul Schiff, Neal Edelstein, and Mike Macari serving as producers. Filming will start later this year.
Worthington is best known for his role as Jake Sully in director James Cameron’s blockbuster sci-fi action film Avatar. He is set to reprise his role as Jake in the following Avatar sequels with the second one scheduled to be released in 2020. Worthington’s film credits also includes films like: Somersault, Clash of the Titans, Terminator Salvation and Hacksaw Ridge.
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