12 May 2017

Updated: Daniel Radcliffe to star in Guns Akimbo

Daniel has signed up to star in action comedy Guns Akimbo. Altitude Films and Occupant Entertainment will introduce the film to buyers at Cannes. Occupant Entertainment will produce the film and Altitude Films will executive produce along with Hyperion Entertainment. It's currently in pre-production and is written and directed by Jason Lei Howden.

Daniel will play lead character Miles, an ordinary guy who suddenly finds himself forced to fight a gladiator-like battle for a dark website that streams the violence for viewers. Miles must fight heavily armed Nix and also save his kidnapped ex-girlfriend.

Update: 6th July 2017.Principal photography in Bavaria, Germany.

Joe Neurauter (Occupant Entertainment):

“Jason Lei Howden is an incredibly talented new filmmaker, who with ‘Guns Akimbo’ delivers a commercial action film that is original, fresh and gives us unique and exciting characters. We are convinced that audiences will love to discover Daniel Radcliffe as Miles,”
Andy Mayson, co-CEO of Altitude:
“We fell in love with Guns Akimbo the moment we read it," "Jason is one of the most exciting, original and commercially-minded new directors working today and with the pitch perfect casting of Daniel Radcliffe as our hero, Guns Akimbo is going to deliver a fresh, next-level action experience destined to thrill audiences worldwide.”
source: hollywoodreporter.com, variety.com

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