You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Treat Williams tops TNT pic

'Dead Ahead' thriller also stars Cattrall, O'Connor

Allegro Films and Carla Singer Prods. kicked off lensing last week in Montreal on “Dead Ahead,” a thriller set to air on TNT early next year.

Treat Williams, Kim Cattrall and Carroll O’Connor will star in the contempo thriller about a man (Williams) who has 36 hours to outwit the powerful crime organization bent on destroying him.

The TNT original is based on a screenplay by Robert Rodat (“Saving Private Ryan,” “Fly Away Home”), with additional screenplay materials by Mitch Klebanoff (“Beverly Hills Ninja”) and Simon Barry.

Simoneau helms

Vidpic is helmed by Yves Simoneau (“Larry McMurtry’s Dead Man’s Walk,” “Mother’s Boys”) and exec produced by Carla Singer (“Marriage of Convenience,” “The Truth About Edward Brannigan”).

Cattrall stars in the HBO series “Sex and the City,” and O’Connor is best known for his starring role in TV’s “All in the Fam-ily” and “In the Heat of the Night.”

TNT has U.S. and Latin American rights to the project, with Montreal-based Motion Intl. handling the rest of global distribution. “We have had a long and close relationship with Turner for many years, both in financing film productions and in the distribution of some of their product lineup, including the RKO library of classic movies,” said Stephen Greenberg, prexy of Motion Intl.

More TV

  • Game of Thrones finale

    Six Things We Learned From 'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' Documentary

    HBO gave fans a long parting look at the making of “Game of Thrones” on Sunday night in a two-hour documentary that focused on the Herculean efforts by the small army craft and technical experts who worked on the mammoth fantasy drama. “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch” introduced viewers to the leaders of the [...]

  • 'Killing Eve' Season 2 Failed Where

    'Killing Eve' Season 2 Stumbled Where 'Barry' Soared (Column)

    SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers for the entire second seasons of “Killing Eve” and “Barry.”  I was dead certain that “Killing Eve” and “Barry” — two of my favorite television debuts of 2018 — should have ended after a single season. Both coincidentally starring unstable assassins, the shows were smart, propulsive, and extremely weird [...]

  • A.P. BIO -- "Melvin" Episode 208

    'AP Bio' Canceled After Two Seasons at NBC

    “AP Bio” has been canceled at NBC. Series creator Mike O’Brien shared the news with fans on Twitter, writing that “This has been my favorite project of my life.” In the single-camera comedy, Glenn Howerton portrayed a disgraced Harvard philosophy scholar who lost out on his dream job and was forced to return to Toledo, [...]

  • James Holzhauer $2 million

    'Jeopardy!' Champion James Holzhauer Hits $2 Million Winnings Milestone

    This current “Jeopardy!” player has just won over $2 million on the popular game show. Who is James Holzhauer? The 34 year old professional sports gambler from Las Vegas has hit a “Jeopardy!” milestone by becoming only the second person in the show’s history to win over $2 million in regular season play. Holzhauer won [...]

  • Kanye West Shares a Memory of

    Kanye West Shares a Touching Memory of His Mother in Letterman Interview

    In a preview of David Letterman’s interview with Kanye West, which begins streaming next Friday, May 31, the musician’s wife Kim Kardashian West, tweeted a clip of him sharing a touching memory of his mother, Donda, who died in 2007 after a surgical procedure. While his wife looks on smiling, West answers Letterman’s question about [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content