Studiocanal and The Picture Company, which beforehand teamed up for Netflix’s motion movie Gunpowder Milkshake, have discovered their subsequent motion thriller mission.
The two manufacturing entities have preemptively picked up Eurostar, a high-concept pitch from Ben Ripley, the scribe behind the Jake Gyllenhaal hit Source Code.
Details are being saved within the caboose, however the story is a ticking clock thriller set aboard the well-known Eurostar practice line that runs beneath the English Channel, also referred to as the Chunnel, from London to Paris.
As befitting the person who wrote Source Code, there’s even a sci-fi hook. The mission has been described as tonally within the vein of Inception, the mind-bending and twisty Christopher Nolan thriller, and Non-Stop, the Liam Neeson-starring contained thriller set on a airplane that Picture Company additionally produced.
The Picture Company companions Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman will produce by way of their total deal at Studiocanal.
Ron Halpern, Shana Eddy and Rachel Henochsberg will oversee for Studiocanal.
Picture Company not too long ago signed a long-term cope with Studiocanal with the objective of constructing two-to-three movies a yr together with TV for the European content material big. The two corporations are about to start out manufacturing on their subsequent thriller mission collectively, Baghead, starring Freya Allan, which shoots in Berlin in October. And they’re coming off of taking pictures the latest Neeson thriller, Retribution.
Ripley earlier this yr bought his spec script Parallel to Netflix with Rideback producing. The scribe additionally labored on the 2017 remake of Flatliners that starred Elliot Page, Diego Luna and Nina Dobrev. He additionally penned a sequel to Air Force One that’s in growth at Sony and Beacon Pictures.
Ripley is repped by Gersh, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Stankevich Law.