The film is set in a futuristic border town. Bloom plays a man who wants to cross the mysterious border, something no one else has achieved before, while Cassel plays the guard who will go to any lengths to thwart him from his goal. Kurylenko will play the female lead.
The Australian-France-Germany co-production is being produced by Bluewater Pics in Sydney, Spangherabero Films in Paris, and Opal Film Produktion in Berlin, as per Variety.
Andrew Niccoll will direct and co-produce the million sci-fi escape project, which kicks off shooting in July. Wieland Schulz-Keil, Jonathan Shteinman, Jean-Vincent Puzos, and Remi Burah will also produce.