Entertainment One takes on ‘Earth’

Picks up pic for U.S., UK, France, Germany, Australia, Scandinavia

Entertainment One has picked up Brad Turner’s upcoming action thriller “Scorched Earth” for the United States, the UK, France, Germany, Australia, and Scandinavia.

Shooting will begin in February with Sean Bean starring. It’s the first movie project for Turner since “24” ended its run in 2010.

“Scorched Earth” is produced by Kevin Leeson and Jamie Goehring. Shawn Williamson and Daniel Zirilli will exec produce.

Story is set after the earth suffers an environmental collapse with mankind re-establishing a rudimentary society, with a new set of laws for the ravaged wasteland. Bean portrayrs a bounty hunter as ruthless as the criminals he hunts.

Andre Relis from VMI Worldwide and Sejin Croninger from eOne negotiated the deal.

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