‘Kalifornia’-esque Thriller ‘The Reckoning’ Casts Up for Aussie Shoot

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Jonathan LaPaglia (Seven Days), pictured, and Luke Hemsworth will star in the indie crime thriller The Reckoning, written and to be directed by John V. Soto (Needle, Crush), it was announced today by Robert Beaumont, President of Lightning Entertainment who is set to handle International sales rights to the film.

The story revolves around a detective who discovers footage at a murder scene, shot by two teenagers, that provides clues to the identity of a killer. The teens have since gone missing, and as the detective retraces their journey, he soon uncovers a trail of deceit and murder that leads all the way back to him.

The Reckoning will start principal photography on April 29th on location in Australia. Deidre Kitcher is producing. Robert Lundberg, Greg Coote, David Calvert-Jones, Roger Savill and Kim Savill will executive produce the film.

Kitcher says that the thriller is “best described as Memento meets Kalifornia.”