BURBANK, CA – June 10, 2011 – Dark Castle Entertainment will partner with IM Global and After Dark Films on director Walter Hill’s upcoming action thriller starring Sylvester Stallone, it was announced today jointly by the three companies. The film is scheduled to begin production on location in Louisiana later this month and will be distributed domestically by Warner Bros Pictures, under its ongoing arrangement with Dark Castle. Based on the graphic novel Bullet to the Head, written by Matz and illustrated by Colin Wilson, it tells the story of a New Orleans hitman (Stallone) and a New York City cop who form an alliance to bring down the killers of their respective partners.
Joel Silver, Chairman of Dark Castle Entertainment, previously produced the Stallone films “Demolition Man” and “Assassins.” Silver’s previous creative collaborations with veteran director Hill include the box-office hit “48 Hours,” “Warriors” and HBO’s long-running “Tales from the Crypt.” The new film is a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in association with Dark Castle Entertainment, IM Global and After Dark Films.
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