Anonymous, Film Dept. ready for crime thriller

The Film Department and Anonymous Content are locked and loaded for “Murder, Inc.,” signing Ericson Core (“Invincible”) to direct the crime thriller.

The Film Department is financing, with Steve Golin, Mark Gill and Robert Katz as producers. Neil Sacker, Michael Goguen and Matt DeRoss will exec produce, with Alix Madigan co-producing.

Script, formerly titled “American Way,” was penned by Brian Kistler as his first out of AFI Film School.

Story centers on two estranged brothers whose parents were brutally murdered when they were young. One becomes an FBI agent who decides to get his long-lost brother out of jail to take out the man who killed their parents.

Core started his career as a d.p. on such films as “Payback,” “The Fast and the Furious” and “Daredevil” before transitioning to feature directing. He’s developing “Charm School” for Walden Media, and “Counterfeit Son” and “The Trap” for Alcon Entertainment.

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