5 items from 2014
The film centers on a dead CIA agent's memory banks, secrets and particular skill-sets that are implanted into a dangerous prisoner to hopefully stop an evil plot. If the deal comes together, Gary Oldman will portray the CIA chief.
The Iceman director Ariel Vroman will be helming the project from a script written by Douglas Cook and David Weisberg. Chris Bender, J.C. Spink, Kevin King, Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman and Jason Bloom are producing.
Costner would play a ruthless killer who rather than spend the rest of his life in jail, chooses to be the subject of a medical experiment in which the brain of a recently murdered field operative is implanted in his head.
Source: Variety »
- Garth Franklin
Kevin Costner is in negotiations to headline Millennium Films’ sci-fi thriller “Criminal,” an individual close to the production has confirmed to TheWrap. Ariel Vromen (“The Iceman”) is directing. Costner will play a dangerous and unpredictable criminal who finds himself in unfamiliar territory when a dead CIA operative's skills, secrets and memories are implanted into his brain, with the government agency hoping that he will finish the mission for them. See also: Kevin Costner to Receive CinemaCon Icon Award Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, Jason Bloom, Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Mark Gill are exec producing, with Jc Spink, Chris Bender, »
- Linda Ge
Kevin Costner isn’t done showing off his edgier side, as he is in negotiations to star in Millennium Entertainment and Nu Image Films’ “Criminal,” which “The Iceman” helmer Ariel Vromen is on board to direct.
Jc Spink, Chris Bender Jake Weiner and Kevin King are producing. Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, Jason Bloom, Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson and Mark Gill are exec produce. Douglas Cook and David Weisberg are writing the script, which revolves around a ruthless killer who, rather than spend the rest of his life in jail, chooses to be used in a medical experiment in which the brain of a recently murdered field operative is implanted in his head.
In the last year, Costner has stayed busy mixing lighter material with darker, edgier projects. Costner followed his critically acclaimed perf in “Man of Steel” as Clark Kent’s father with two action-heavy roles in “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit »
- Justin Kroll
The ExpendaBelles will feature female action stars in a storyline that sees them pose as escorts in order to rescue a captured nuclear scientist.
Luketic comes to the project following his success with the romantic comedy Legally Blonde and the thriller 21.
Production is expected to begin this summer and casting will get underway in the coming weeks, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
No release date has been announced yet. »
5 items from 2014
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