Move over Liam. Put the gun down, Gerry. There’s a new action star in town. And her name is Emma Thompson. Proving she can do anything she wants, she Thompson stars in an action thriller. the fisherwoman.
Brian Kirk directs, working from a screenplay by Nicholas Jacobson-Larson and Dalton Leeb. The story will star Thompson as a widowed fisherman who, stranded in a Minnesota blizzard, interrupts the kidnapping of a teenage boy and soon discovers that he is the young victim’s only hope.
“Dame Emma Thompson is an extraordinarily talented performer and the perfect embodiment of our film’s title character,” said Jon Berg, president of production at Stampede Ventures, which is part financing of the film. “We couldn’t be more honored and thrilled to see her embody a character who shares her unique strength, determination and intelligence.”
The film is currently in pre-production and the distribution rights will go on sale at the European Film Market in Berlin this month.
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