EXCLUSIVE: Joel Kinnaman (The Suicide Squad) and Cara Jade Myers (Killers of the Flower Moon) are set to star in the thriller Ice Fall.
Stefan Ruzowitzky, director of Oscar-winning crime-drama The Counterfeiters, will helm the film which is written by George Mahaffey (Chief Of Station). Production is set to start in March in Europe.
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Pic is produced by Arclight Films, Top Film, Addam Bramich, Ryan Hamilton and Rob Van Norden. Top Film is also financing. Arclight Films is handling worldwide rights and will commence sales at the European Film Market.
The story follows a young Indigenous game warden who arrests an infamous poacher only to discover that the poacher knows the location of a plane carrying millions of dollars that has crashed in a frozen lake. When a group of criminals and dirty cops are alerted to the poacher’s whereabouts, the warden and the poacher team up to fight back and escape across the treacherous lake before the ice melts.
Kinnaman recently starred in John Woo’s action-thriller Silent Night and currently stars in Apple TV+’s sci-fi series For All Mankind. Next up, he will be seen in the Boston crime thriller The Silent Hour opposite Mark Strong.
In addition to Killers of the Flower Moon, Cara Jade Myers has been seen on NBC series This Is Us and Rutherford Falls. Ruzowitzky’s credits also include The Inheritors, Deadfall, Patient Zero and the Netflix series Barbarians.
“We are delighted that the talented Joel Kinnaman and Cara Jade Myers are leading our cast in this nail-biting crime thriller. Ice Fall is a smart, intense and gripping thriller full of suspense and intrigue with so many twists and turns. And with director Stefan Ruzowitzky at the helm, we cannot wait for cameras to roll on this fantastic project,” said Arclight Films Chairman Gary Hamilton.
Arclight Films’ current slate of films also includes Paul Schrader’s Oh, Canada starring Richard Gere, Uma Thurman, Michael Imperioli and Jacob Elordi; Renny Harlin’s survival thriller Deep Water; and Assassination starring Viggo Mortensen, Al Pacino and Shia LaBeouf, written by David Mamet and directed by Barry Levinson.
Kinnaman is repped by WME, Magnolia Entertainment, and Jill Smith at Kleinberg, Lange, Cuddy and Carlo LLP; Ruzowitzky is represented by UTA and Patrick Knapp at GGSSC. Myers is repped by Stride Management.
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