Deadline-Launched Teaser Trailer ‘The Prototype’ Hatches Berlin-Bound Pic Package

By | Friday February 1, 2013 @ 9:46am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: What started as a cool teaser trailer on Deadline has turned into a full-fledged movie package that will be shopped hard at Berlin next week. Andrew Will has written and will direct The Prototype, a sci-fi … Read More »

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FilmNation Stakes Bandito Brothers On Thriller ‘The Prototype’

By | Wednesday September 19, 2012 @ 1:50pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: FilmNation Entertainment will provide financing for The Prototype, an action thriller written and directed by Andrew Will (Archangel) and produced by Bandito Brothers in much the same maverick fashion as they generated Act Of Valor.  FilmNation will handle international sales, and Bandito Brothers’ Max Leitman will produce with Shawn Wallace and Will of Variant Films, and Sean Cushing.

Deadline first caught wind of this project back in late June, when the short film by Will leaked when it was being shopped by WME Global. The Prototype is an experimental drone soldier that is being hunted by the FBI’s elite Critical Incident Response Group after it escapes from a top-secret military base and goes on the run. It’s based on a short film by the writer-director. It’s an under-$40 million film somewhat likened to District 9, with casting getting underway. Read More »

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Hot Bandito Brothers Teaser: ‘The Prototype’

By | Thursday June 21, 2012 @ 11:08am PDT
Mike Fleming

The Bandito Brothers, the group that made the hit Act of Valor, is at it again with The Prototype. This is a hot package for an under $40 million action thriller in the vein of District 9 that wasn’t supposed to be auctioned until after I got back from vacation … Read More »

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