Gerard Butler has been cast to star in thriller “Remote Control.”
STXfilms will sell to international buyers at the European Film Market at the Berlin Film Festival. John Mathieson is attached to direct from the screenplay of Mark Burnell.
Butler will portray a former war correspondent turned corporate security consultant, whose life is overturned when he receives a mysterious phone call from an unknown source. He soon uncovers the threads of a global conspiracy, finding himself drawn into a fight for his life, pursued by a powerful shadow organization and framed as a notorious international assassin. With his own identity erased, he turns to his former lover, who is also implicated in the conspiracy.