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Pierce Brosnan has come onboard to star opposite Owen Wilson in Crime Scene Pictures’ thrillerThe Coup,” with lensing set to start in October.

John Erick Dowdle (“Devil”) will direct from a script he co-wrote with his brother, Drew Dowdle. Story centers on an American family who move to Southeast Asia and find themselves entangled in a violent coup in which merciless rebels attack the city.

Crime Scene PicturesAdam Ripp and Rob Paris are financing and have teamed with Steve Alexander and Drew Dowdle to produce. Sierra/Affinity will be handling international sales beginning at Cannes.

Crime Scene Pictures announced recently that it’s producing a remake of “Suspiria” with David Gordon Green attached to direct. The banner’s in pre-production on “Everly,” a thriller starring Kate Hudson with Joe Lynch directing.

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Brosnan is repped by CAA and attorney Stuart Brookman.