Lensing is set to start April 29 in Australia. “The Reckoning” is a Filmscope Entertainment production, co-financed by ScreenWest, Fulcrum and private investors.
Deidre Kitcher (“Needle”) is producing. Robert Lundberg, Greg Coote, David Calvert-Jones, Roger Savill and Kim Savill will exec produce.
Lightning Entertainment is handling international sales and will be selling territories at Cannes.
The story, penned by Soto, revolves around a detective who discovers footage at a murder scene, shot by two teenagers, that provides clues to the identity of a killer. The teens have since gone missing.
LaPaglia, the younger brother of Anthony LaPaglia, recently starred in a TV adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas’ novel “The Slap”; his TV credits include “Seven Days,” “The District,” “The Sopranos,” “NCIS” and “Cold Case.”