Frank Grillo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) has been cast as the protagonist in the action thriller war dogs. As per Deadline, Electric Entertainment’s movie starring Lowell Dean (Wolf Cope) directed from a script written by Jean Pierre Magro (Blood on the crown).
war dogs targets “a group of mercenaries who take jobs that are considered impossible. After a mission goes awry due to a shocking betrayal, only one of them is left alive to avenge his fallen brothers.”
war dogs will be a co-production between Trilight Entertainment and Jaggurnaught, with Electric handling international sales of the film. Shayne Putzlocher produces for Trilight alongside Magro, Pedja Miletic and Aaron Briffa for Jaggernaught. Grillo will also serve as an executive producer with Nika Finch and Polina Pushkareva. Sara Shaak of Anamorphic Media produces and finances the production.
“Frank Grillo has become an international superstar, and with the constant hunger for commercial action features, a project like war dogs will be highly sought after in areas around the world,” said Electric’s Senior VP Nolan Pielak.
“I can speak on behalf of the entire team and say that we are very happy that Frank is the star of our film. His dedication to the script and superior experience in the action genre will give audiences a real treat,” Putzlocher said.
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