Sam Claflin is finest identified for his roles like Finnick Odair in The Starvation Video games and now the actor is taking to Lionsgate’s new thriller Bagman! Directed by Peaky Blinders director Colm McCarthy, the screenplay is being penned by John Hulme and will probably be produced by Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey.
Meredith Wieck and Jorge Alfaro are overseeing the mission for Lionsgate with Temple Hill exec John Fischer, who introduced the mission in, overseeing it for Temple Hill. Dan Freedman oversaw the deal for the studio.
The synopsis for the movie is as follows: “A father desperately struggles in opposition to his deepest inside worry when his childhood monster as soon as once more returns to hang-out him. Solely this time the battle isn’t for himself; it’s for his household.” Claflin has been doing extra of those thriller-type films all year long, most just lately starring reverse Casey Affleck within the movie Each Breath You Take. However taking the lead within the Lionsgate movie is a superb new step for the actor.
Claflin turned a fan favourite along with his work in The Starvation Video games. Finnick was a personality that meant quite a bit to followers (myself included) and so to see him shine in Bagman is a superb new journey not just for Claflin as a performer however for us as followers of each Finnick and Claflin.
“Since we first labored with him on Catching Fireplace, Sam has grown right into a compelling main man. We’re thrilled that he responded so strongly to this mission and we’re wanting ahead to beginning manufacturing with him and our good buddies at Temple Hill,” Nathan Kahane, president, Lionsgate Movement Image Group mentioned about Claflin becoming a member of the mission.
This isn’t the primary thriller for Claflin, who was additionally in The Quiet Ones again in 2014 and has continued to play within the style a bit all through his profession. Whereas he may need performed a secondary position at occasions, it’s unbelievable to have him lead a film for Lionsgate. Claflin and McCarthy have each labored on the identical collection earlier than with Peaky Blinders however McCarthy directed in Season 2 whereas Claflin performed Oswald Mosley beginning in Season 5.
It is a great time to be followers of Claflin, and it’s going to be enjoyable to see him tackle his position in Bagman! We will’t wait to see what McCarthy, Claflin, and firm have in retailer for us!
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