The Frozen Ground is going to greet 2013 with a new thriller directed and written by Scott Walker. This new movie is based on actual events that occurred in the 1980’s where an Alaskan hunt for serial killer named: Robert Hansen was ongoing. This serial killer stalked and murdered young women between the age of 17 and 21 years old by taking them out to the wilderness and hunting them. The Frozen Ground stars Nicolas Cage, Radha Mitchell, Vanessa Hudgens and John Cusack. Let’s take an early look at this upcoming movie: The Frozen Ground
“The Frozen Ground: Starring Nicolas Cage and John Cusack
EXCLUSIVE: Nicolas Cage and John Cusack are in talks to star in The Frozen Ground, a drama to shoot this fall in Anchorage, Alaska. It will mark the feature directing debut of Scott Walker, who wrote the script. Pic is based on true events surrounding Alaska’s most notorious serial predator, Robert Hansen. Cusack is in talks to play a respected family man who for over 12 years abducted more than 24 women and flew them into the Alaskan wilderness to be hunted. Cage is in talks to play a principled and dedicated Alaskan State Trooper who finds Hansen’s only surviving teen victim alive on the street. The trooper and the young girl finally bring Hansen to justice.
The pic’s produced by Emmett Furla Films’ Randall Emmett and George Furla and Amber Entertainment’s Jane Fleming and Mark Ordesky. Pic will be exec produced by Envision Entertainment’s Stephan Martirosyan and Remington William Chase, and Curtis Jackson. Financing is by Emmett Furla and Voltage will handle international sales. Emmett Furla just finished Fire With Fire and the Stephen Frears-directed Lay the Favorite and is gearing up for production on Broken City and the David Ayer-directed End of Watch with Jake Gyllenhaal.”
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“Nicolas Cage and John Cusack In Different Roles In The Frozen Ground
Here’s a casting switch up you don’t se every day – John Cusack playing a family man who’s actually a predatory hunter/killer and Nicolas Cage as the by-the-book state trooper who has to stop him before he commits more murders. But that’s the plan for writer/director Scott Walker, who is looking to put them both in The Frozen Ground.
Based on real events, Ground will track the story of Robert Hansen who, though he outwardly appeared to be a stable and sensible citizen, abducted more than 12 women over a 24-year period and flew them to the Alaskan wilderness, where he hunted and slaughtered them. That’s the role Cusack is in talks to take.
Cage, meanwhile, is pondering the more straight-laced part of the copper who finds Hansen’s only surviving victim on the street and works with her to finally bring him to the welcoming arms of justice.
It’s certainly an intriguing reversal of their typical performances, and might be an interesting watch, assuming they both lock in deals…”
The original article can be read at Empire Online
There will certainly be more news to come for The Frozen Ground as its premiere slowly inches its way in to the calendar. It is scheduled to be released next year so stay tuned for the actual date and to catch it at theatres near you.
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