Bruce Willis will star with Henry Cavill in Summit-Intrepid Pictures’ thriller “The Cold Light of Day,” and Sigourney Weaver is in talks to star.
Mabrouk El Mechri (“JCVD”) is directing with production set to start Sept. 6 in Spain.
Story centers on a young American whose family is kidnapped while on a vacation to Spain. He is left with only hours to find his family, uncover a government conspiracy and find the connection between the kidnapping and his father’s secrets.
Intrepid principals Trevor Macy and Marc D. Evans will produce, and Steven Zaillian, Kevin Mann, Matthew Perniciaro and Scott Wiper will exec produce. Spanish producer Galavis Film will co-produce, and Galavis’ principal Jesus Martinez will also exec produce.
Zailian is exec producing through his Film Rites banner with Garrett Basch.
Richard Price is writing a production pass on the original script penned by Wiper and John Petro.
Summit will distribute domestically and license the rights internationally. Erik Feig, Summit’s president of production, and Michael Schaefer will oversee the project.
Willis will be seen next in “The Expendables”‘ and “Red.” Weaver’s in production on “Abduction” and will be seen next in “You Again.”