[Movies] Chris Pine To Star In The Line Posted by Joseph Lee on 01.28.2014
A new thriller...
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Chris Pine is set to star in David Gordon Green's new thriller The Line. The film will be written by Sang Kyu Jim (writer/producer of The Walking Dead).
It follows a patrol agent, played by Pine, "who finds himself in a downward spiral on the job and at home after he loses is wife and young son. He unexpectedly becomes the caretaker of a ten-year-old child who is orphaned after a shootout with a criminal cartel. As he protects the young boy by going on the run, the agent discovers he has enemies on both sides of the law and of the border."
The film will be shopped around in Berlin to potential distributors. IM Global is financing and handling international rights, with CAA handling domestic rights. Rory Aitken and Ben Pugh (Welcome to the Punch, starring James McAvoy and Mark Strong) will produce through 42. IM Global's Stuart Ford and Matt Jackson will executive produce.