Gerard Butler, Gary Oldman to film in UK

Gary Oldman 25 July sees the start of principal photography in London on Hunter Killer, starring Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman. 

The action feature is based on George Wallace and Don Keith’s novel Firing Point, about the commander of a US submarine who has to venture into Russian waters to rescue the country’s president from the midst of a military coup. 

Donovan Marsh will be calling the shots from a screenplay by Craig and Jamie Moss. (Martin Campbell had originally been lined up to direct when the film was under the auspices of Relativity Media). 

Neal Moritz and Toby Jaffe of Original Film produce alongside Tucker Tooley, Alan Siegel, Mark Gill and Butler. 

Gerard Butler Executive producers are Avi Lerner, John Thompson, Boaz Davidson, Trevor Short and Christine Otal of Millennium Films, Matt O’Toole, Les Weldon and Doug Urbanski. 

From 5 March subscribers can follow Hunter Killer on PI, where we will be updating with key hires as they board, including a line producer announcement. 

Millennium Films is also busy setting up to shoot the Jeff Wadlow-directed Hitman’s Bodyguard, currently deep in pre-production in London. Full details are on PI including studio, start date, line producer, production manager, production designer and location manager. 

Non-subscribers can click here for a free demo of PI, during which they will be shown remotely around the site. 


Production Intelligence

Gary Oldman picture via Getty Images/Wire Image/Steve Grantitz. Gerard Butler picture via Getty Images/FilmMagic/Paul Archuleta. 


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