Morena Baccarin joins Gerard Butler thriller Greenland
According to Deadline, Deadpool actress Morena Baccarin is teaming up with Gerard Butler for the STXfilms’ disaster-thriller Greenland for director Ric Roman Waugh (Shot Caller, Snitch).
The film focuses on one family’s fight for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster. Production is set to start sometime in May. The script comes from Chris Sparling (Buried, The Sea of Trees), with revisions by Mitchell LaFortune.
Baccarin previously starred in the aforementioned Deadpool, the TV series Firefly, ABC’s V series, Showtime’s Homeland and Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.
The film is being produced by Thunder Road Films’ Basil Iwanyk (Sicario, John Wick), who also had a hand in development, alongside Butler and Alan Siegel via their G-BASE production company. Anton is both producing and fully financing the picture, while CAA Media Finance arranged its financing, as well as represented the project’s domestic rights alongside Anton.