EXCLUSIVE: Captain America and The purge Star Frank Grillo set to star in action thriller MIA, we can reveal.
Kevin Carraway (Command string) is ready to lead the script written by Scott Windhauser (Hurricane Heist). Aleksander Vayshelboym (Red hour) co-starring with Grillo.
Grillo will play Jax, a man who wakes up in a precarious situation with no memory, no time to waste and everyone in the criminal world wants to kill him. With nowhere to go, he’s forced to team up with a streetwise criminal to find out who he is and realizes he might not like the answers he discovers.
Production is scheduled for the second quarter of 2021.
Richard Rionda Del Castro of Hannibal Media will fund, produce and act as a global sales agent, kicking off Virtual EFM activities this week. Grillo will executive produce with Frederico Lapenda.
To complete the production team, Amanda Cook (The brawler) from Embolden Pictures which will produce with Carraway and Rionda Del Castro.
Rionda Del Castro says: “I am thrilled to be part of this fast paced action race and thrilled to be working with Frank Grillo. This adventure for you to guess is a perfect fit for Hannibal’s slate in 2021. Grillo is on hand to take on Jax’s character and keep audiences enthralled until the end. We are now looking to cast our villain.
Hannibal’s slate features action-adventure #Tsunami, Premium, Crimson blues, Welcome to Rio and the recently announced sequel to Give them hell Malone with Thomas Jane and produced by Courtney Lauren Penn.
Frank Grillo is represented by Erik Hyman and Nigel Pearson at Paul Hastings, LLP, Charlie Jennings at CAA and Chris Huvane and Bill Choi at Management 360. Hannibal Media is represented by Robert Nau and Hamrick & Evans LLP.