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Nat Wolff Joins Sam Claflin in Henry-Alex Rubin’s Crime-Thriller ‘Semper Fi’

20 May 2017 12:25 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Nat Wolff (“Fault in our Stars,” “Death Note”) has been cast in Academy Award-nominated director Henry-Alex Rubin’s (“Murderball”) crime-thriller “Semper Fi.”

The script was written by Rubin and Sean Mullin and will be produced by Academy Award-nominated David Lancaster (“Whiplash,” “Nightcrawler”) of Rumble Films and Karina Miller (“To the Bone”) from Sparkhouse Media. Cornerstone Films is shopping the project to buyers in Cannes and CAA co-represents the U.S. rights.

Sam Claflin (“The Hunger Games”) leads the cast as Hopper, and Wolff joins as his younger brother Oyster.

Hopper is “a straitlaced cop who fills his downtime as a sergeant in the Marine Corps reservists alongside a close-knit team of life-long friends,” according to a statement. “A rowdy but inseparable bunch of guys, they look out for each other no matter what, including keeping an eye out for Hopper’s younger, reckless brother Oyster.”

When Oyster accidentally kills a »

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Cannes: Sam Claflin to Star in Crime-Thriller 'Semper Fi'

4 May 2017 2:54 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Hunger Games grad Sam Claflin is set to star in upcoming crime-thriller Semper Fi from Oscar-nominated director Henry-Alex Rubin (Murderball, Disconnect). 

Claflin, recently seen in Me Before You and Their Finest and set to star in Babadook follow-up The Nightingale, will take the lead as a straight-laced cop who resolves to help his brother – found guilty of killing a man in a bar-room fight – by breaking him out of prison with his life-long friends and fellow Marine Corps reservists.

Cornerstone Films will commence sales in Cannes and co-represent the U.S. rights with CAA, which packaged and arranged financing for »

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Sam Claflin to star in crime thriller Semper Fi

3 May 2017 12:17 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Kayti Burt May 4, 2017

Sam Claflin is set to play a Marine sergeant with a plan to break his brother out of prison in the crime thriller Semper Fi...

Sam Claflin has been making a tidy little Hollywood career for himself over the last few years, starring in everything from Hunger Games: Catching Fire to Me Before You to Our Finest Hour. What's next for him? A crime thriller called Semper Fi.

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According to Variety, Claflin will star in Semper Fi as a straight-laced Marine Corps sergeant who convinces his brother to own up to a bar brawl that ends with a man dead. After coming back from Iraq to find his brother's final court appeal rejected, he comes up with a plan to break his brother out of prison.

There's a lot going on in that premise, »

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Sam Claflin to star in 'Semper Fi' from 'Whiplash' producer

3 May 2017 10:19 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Cornerstone Films to launch sales on crime thriller in Cannes.

Sam Claflin (Me Before You) will lead the cast of Henry-Alex Rubin’s crime thriller Semper Fi.

London-based sales agent Cornerstone Films has boarded the title and will launch sales at Cannes this month. Cornerstone Films co-representing Us rights with CAA, which packaged the film.

Henry-Alex Rubin is the Oscar-nominated director of 2005 sports documentary Murderball.

Semper Fi will be produced by Oscar-nominated Whiplash producer David Lancaster of Rumble Films, and Karina Miller (To The Bone) of Sparkhouse Media, which is also financing.

Claflin plays Hopper, a straight-laced cop and Marine Corps reservist. When his younger brother accidentally kills a man in a bar-room brawl and tries to flee town, Hopper stops him and forces him to face the music. Sean Mullin co-wrote the screenplay.

Wracked with guilt at leaving his brother locked up in jail, Hopper and his buddies are deployed to Iraq. Battle-weary, he returns »

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Sam Claflin to Star in Crime-Thriller ‘Semper Fi’

3 May 2017 9:30 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sam Claflin has come on board to star in the crime-thriller “Semper Fi.”

Production is planned for Vancouver this summer with Henry-Alex Rubin directing from his own script co-written by Sean Mullin.

Cornerstone Films has acquired international rights and will commence sales at the Cannes Film Festival. Cornerstone will co-represent the U.S. rights with CAA, which packaged and arranged financing for the movie.

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Sam Claflin: ‘Their Finest’ Allowed Him to ‘Approach Film From a Different Angle’

Producers are David Lancaster (“Whiplash”) of Rumble Films and Karina Miller (“To the Bone”) from Sparkhouse Media, which is also financing.

Claflin will play a straight-laced cop who fills his downtime as a sergeant in the Marine Corps Reserve alongside a close-knit team of lifelong friends. When his younger, reckless brother accidentally kills a man in a bar-room brawl and tries to flee town, Claflin’s character  stops him and forces him to face the music. »

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Sam Claflin To Star In Henry-Alex Rubin Crime Thriller ‘Semper Fi’ – Cannes

3 May 2017 9:27 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Sam Claflin is set to star in the upcoming crime thriller Semper Fi, directed by Murderball's Henry-Alex Rubin. David Lancaster (Whiplash, Nightcrawler) of Rumble Films and Karina Miller (To The Bone) from Sparkhouse Media are producing, with Sparkhouse also financing. Cornerstone Films is handling international sales rights for the title, and co-repping U.S. rights with CAA, which packaged and financed the film. Project will be launched to buyers at the Cannes Film Festiv… »

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