LONDON — The U.S. rights for Eran Creevy’s action thriller “Collide,” which was due for release Stateside by Ryan Kavanaugh’s Relativity on Oct. 30, have allegedly reverted to the producers, according to a report Monday. The news follows Relativity’s entry into Chapter 11 last week.
The movie, which stars Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Ben Kingsley and Anthony Hopkins, is now seeking a new U.S. distributor, Deadline reported Monday. Stuart Ford’s IM Global is handling the U.S. deal.
“Collide,” which was formerly titled “Autobahn,” is produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (“Insidious 2,” “Dead Man Down,” “Sinister”), Ben Pugh (“Welcome to the Punch”) and Rory Aitken (“Welcome to the Punch”).
The screenplay, which was written by Creevy (“Welcome to the Punch”) and F. Scott Frazier (“The Numbers Station”), kicks off when a heist goes terribly wrong. Casey Stein (Hoult) finds himself on the run from a ruthless gang headed by mob boss Hagen (Hopkins). Casey has precious cargo that belongs to Hagen, who will stop at nothing to retrieve it. Left with no choice, Casey calls his former employer and drug smuggler Geran (Kingsley) to protect his long-time girlfriend Juliette before Hagen gets his hands on her. Casey sets out on a car chase on the German highways to save the love of his life before it’s too late.