According to the press release, Frank Grillo is set to star as James Becker, a rugged, decorated ex marine in 1989 Panama. When his former commander Stark, played by the great Morgan Freeman, sends him undercover to execute a high-value deal with untrustworthy adversaries, Becker is thrust into the chaos of the local civil war.
He must fight assassins, court femmes fatales and negotiate with the enemy in order to complete his mission. With his former commander by his side, Becker perseveres against all odds in hopes of making it home alive.
Panama is inspired by true events and comes from a script written by Daniel Adams and William R. Barber. Adams will also helm the project as director while Barber leads as executive producer alongside