Sterling Jerins Cast In ‘The Coup’; Laura Wiggins, Callie Thorne & Izabella Miko Join Indie ‘Thinspiration’

By | Friday October 18, 2013 @ 7:46pm PDT

 

Sterling Jerins has signed for a role in The Coup for director John Eric Dowdle. Lake Bell, Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan star in the pic about a family of Americans who move overseas and find … Read More »

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Bold Films Gets $35 Million Comerica Infusion; Will Finance ‘The Coup’ With Owen Wilson And Pierce Brosnan

By | Thursday August 8, 2013 @ 12:43pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Bold Films has established its first revolving credit line with Comerica Bank, a $35 million debt facility that will cover an expanding slate of features. It allows Bold to step up and finance The Coup, an action thriller that will shoot in Thailand in November, with Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan starring. The Coup, written by brothers Drew Dowdle and John Erick Dowdle and directed by John Erick Dowdle, is the story of an American expatriate businessman in a third world city who gets caught in the middle of a violent revolution. He must flee to safety with his wife and two small children while being hunted by a murderous rebel leader. Bold Films’ Michel Litvak and David Lancaster will produce with Gary Michael Walters serving as executive producer. Drew Dowdle will also produce the film.

The film was originally put together to be financed by Crime Scene Pictures. The first film covered by the Comerica facility is How To Catch A Monster, the film that marks the writing and directorial debut of actor Ryan Gosling. Christina Hendricks, Saiorse Ronan, Eva Mendes, Matt Smith and Ben Mendelsohn starred in a film that recently wrapped production in Detroit. Warner Bros will distribute the film domestically. Read More »

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Michelle Monaghan Joins Owen Wilson, Pierce Brosnan In ‘The Coup’

Mike Fleming

Michelle Monaghan will star with Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan in The Coup, a thriller centered on an American family who moves to Southeast Asia and finds themselves entangled in a violent coup with merciless rebels attacking the city. Devil Read More »

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Pierce Brosnan Joins ‘The Coup’ Cast

Pierce Brosnan The CoupPierce Brosnan will star alongside Owen Wilson in John Erick Dowdle’s The Coup, the Crime Scene Pictures thriller that begins production in October. The film, written by … Read More »

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Owen Wilson Returns To Action Mode In ‘The Coup’

By | Tuesday April 24, 2012 @ 10:45am PDT
Mike Fleming

Owen Wilson The CoupEXCLUSIVE: Crime Scene Pictures has set Owen Wilson to star in The Coup, an action drama that that Devil helmer John Erick Dowdle will direct from a script he co-wrote with his brother Drew Dowdle. Crime Scene Pictures’ Adam Ripp and Rob Paris are financing and have teamed with Steve Alexander and Drew Dowdle to produce. Rizal Risjad and Philip Elway will executive produce. Filming begins in October in Southeast Asia. Sierra/Affinity will handle international sales, while CAA is representing U.S. rights. The film is described as an intense thriller centered on an American family that moves to Southeast Asia and finds themselves embroiled in a violent coup where rebels mercilessly attack the city. Wilson plays the father in a film that has the tone of Taken, and puts him in action mode for the first time since Behind Enemy Lines. Wilson’s repped by UTA. Read More »

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