HPI to kick off AFM sales on 3D action thriller Thunder Run

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Article Date: October 25, 2011 | Publication: Screen Daily | Author: Jeremy Kay
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Gerard Butler, Sam Worthington and Matthew McConaughey (pictured) will star in Freedom Films’ upcoming action thriller with Simon West set to direct. Hyde Park International and new preseident Ruzanna Kegeyan will start pre-sales at the market next week.

Freedom Films CEO Brian Presley will produce alongside Carissa Buffel and Kevin Matusow and The Graphic Film Co’s Jib Polhemus. Additional casting will be announced next week.

Thunder Run is based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent David Zucchino, in which he recounts the capture of Baghdad by US forces in the early days of the Iraq War. Robert Port and Ken Nolan are adapting the screenplay.

Freedom Films is represented by Jay Cohen of the Gersh Agency