We’re big fans of Joe Lynch here on Bloody Disgusting, who came to our attention with Wrong Turn 2 and has continued to impress us with films like Everly and Mayhem. Up next, Collider reports tonight, Lynch is joining forces with Netflix for Point Blank, a remake of the 2010 French film of the same name.
The site adds that Anthony Mackie (Captain America: Civil War) is nearing a deal to star, alongside Frank Grillo (The Purge: Anarchy).
“Mackie will play a nurse who’s forced to spring a wounded murder suspect from the hospital when the man’s brother kidnaps his pregnant wife and wants to make a trade. Grillo will play the wounded man who needs Mackie to keep him alive long enough to make the exchange. As you might imagine, dirty cops factor into the equation.”
Production is expected to begin this Summer.
Lynch is directing from a script penned by Adam G. Simon (Man Down), with Joe Carnahan (The Grey) on board to produce along with Grillo.