Thesps join Brosnan in Barker thriller
Maria Bello and Gerard Butler have been cast alongside Pierce Brosnan in the indie thriller “Butterfly on a Wheel,” set to begin lensing in Vancouver in March .In the pic directed by Michael Barker (“A Good Woman”), Butler and Bello will play a couple who have it all until their daughter is abducted by Brosnan, who’s on a bad-guy roll after his Golden Globe acting nom for “The Matador.” Brosnan’s Irish DreamTime and Infinity Media of Vancouver (“Capote”) are producing. Mel Gibson’s Icon Prods. has world distrib rights. Exec producers are Brosnan, Beau St. Clair, Marina Grasic and Bruce Davey.