Actor signs onto Twohy's action thriller

Timothy Olyphant will topline “A Perfect Getaway” for Relativity Media. MGM will distribute the action thriller.

David Twohy (“The Fugitive”) has signed on to direct from a screenplay he wrote.

Story centers on a newlywed couple who encounter two strange hikers.

Relativity’s Ryan Kavanaugh is producing alongside Tucker Tooley and Robbie Brener. John Davis, Bill Block and Kimberly Fox are exec producing. QED Intl. will handle foreign sales.

Project starts shooting March 17 in Puerto Rico.

Olyphant, whose film credits include “Hitman,” “Live Free or Die Hard” and the upcoming “Stop Loss,” also starred on HBO’s “Deadwood.”

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