A sequel to 2009’s Law Abiding Citizen is happening with producer Lucas Foster and screenwriter Kurt Wimmer at the helm, as nicely as Gerard Butler and his G-Foundation companion Alan Siegel returning as producers.
The original strike film grossed more than $130M and just lately picked up steam when it hit the Netflix library in December and rapidly secured by itself in the leading three most viewed flicks on the platform.
The storyline for the sequel is not however known. F. Gary Gray directed the first movie which centered close to Clyde Shelton (Butler) as he was getting pursued by district lawyer Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx). Shelton, a frustrated father, concocts a system to deliver down the entire judicial method in Philadelphia after a plea deal benefits in the male who murdered his wife and daughter being established no cost.
Village Roadshow Pictures’ Tristen Tuckfield and Jillian Apfelbaum will executive produce. Rob Paris and Mike Witherill of Rivulet Films will produce along with Foster and Wimmer. Foster will deliver underneath his Warp Films banner.
“I am delighted to companion with Rob, Mike and Village Roadshow Pictures, collectively with my recurrent creative partner Kurt Wimmer, to revisit these great people and this powerful subject which seems even extra appropriate these days than when we manufactured the initial movie,” stated Foster. “We’re heading to blow your mind… all over again.”
Paris and Witherill said, “The need for smart, star-driven motion thrillers in the market is palpable, and this is one particular of those scarce unexploited franchise opportunities that was way too fantastic to pass up.”
“We’re thrilled to companion with Rivulet on the sequel to Law Abiding Citizen,” shared Tuckfield and Apfelbaum. “It’s a title that exemplifies the scope and breadth of the Vine library. Collaborating closely with Kurt and Lucas will lend the artistic authenticity vital to make a film worthy of its predecessor.”
Wimmer and Foster have partnered prior to on these kinds of films as Equilibrium, Avenue Kings and a current reboot of Stephen King’s Youngsters of the Corn. Wimmer penned these movies as 2012’s Complete Recall for Columbia Images and 2015’s Point Split for Alcon/Warner Bros. Foster has beforehand generated these types of films as Person on Hearth as effectively as Mr. & Mrs. Smith for Twentieth Century Fox.
Rivulet Movies is also now making the film Acolyte, a movie the studio a short while ago acquired from John Wick writer Derek Kolstad.
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