By: John M Jerva
The action genre has been well represented this week at the Cannes Film Market with a slew of new titles getting announced. Next up at the event we have news that Frank Grillo is set to reunite with his Beyond Skyline director Liam O’Donnell for Merciless. Also, it has been announced that Peppermint and Six star Juan Pablo Raba has enlisted for the new actioner Sombra. Read below for more details!
First up, we have exciting news with the announcement that Frank Grillo is reuniting with director Liam O’Donnell for a new horror-thriller titled Merciless. O’Donnell will direct from a script written by Frank Hannah. The film is slated to go in front of cameras this August on location in Alabama.
It is expected that Grillo will also joining O’Donnell for the fourth film in the Skylines franchise titled Skylines: Radial.
Next up from Cannes is the word that Juan Pablo Raba will star in a new action-thriller called Sombra. Directed by Antonio Negret, The Suicide Squad’s Daniela Melchior is currently in active negotiations to star in the film as well.
Both films are being represented at Cannes by Sentient Pictures International and are being produced via Sentient by Renee Tab, Pierre Morel and Tuffin. Keep it locked and loaded right here for future details on both films as we are your destination for everything action in 2022 and beyond!