Magazine article Screen International

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joins Thriller '7500'

Magazine article Screen International

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Joins Thriller '7500'

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FilmNation Entertainment acquires international rights.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been cast in action thriller 7500 from writer and director Patrick Vollrath.

In addition, FilmNation Entertainment has announced that it has acquired international distribution rights and Endeavor Content is selling North American rights to the film, which begins principal photography on Tuesday (October 31). Shooting will take place in Cologne and Vienna.

augenschein Filmproduktion produces the film in co-production with Novotny & Novotny, SWR, BR and ARTE. 7500 is funded with the support of Film and Medienstiftung NRW, DFFF, BKM, FFA, MFG, FFHSH as well as ÖFI, Filmfonds Vienna and FISA. Universum will distribute the film in Germany.

7500 is a portrait of an airline hijacking set at 30,000 feet that brings the horror of modern terrorism to life as human frailty collides with the desperate fear of the unknown and affects both hijacker and pilot.

Gordon-Levitt will star as co-pilot Tobias Ellis and replaces Paul Dano, who cannot continue in the role due to scheduling conflicts. …

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