Endgame Entertainment has nabbed the action-thriller spec “Layover.”
Script was penned by Gotham teacher-turned-screenwriter Zach Dean, who recently generated heat off his contemporary Western “Kin.”
Described as in the vein of “Heat” and “Taken,” “Layover” centers on a single father in hiding who loses his teenaged daughter during a layover in Las Vegas and is forced to confront the demons of his deadly past.
Basil Iwanyk (“Clash of the Titans”) is in negotiations to produce via his Thunder Road banner. Kent Kubena will shepherd for Thunder Road.
Dean’s project “Kin” is being produced by Madhouse Entertainment and Mutual Film Co., with 2929 Films financing. Stefan Ruzowitzky (“The Counterfeiters”) is attached to direct.
Until recently, Dean taught screenwriting and film production.