- LAND OF THE LIVING
|Columbiana directed by Olivier Megaton|
Emjag Productions, Stone Village, Battleplan Productions, Film 360 and Dro Entertainment announced today that the companies will jointly produce the psychological abduction thriller Land of the Living, with Scott Pictures -- Stone Village’s finance arm -- fully financing the film.
Olivier Megaton (Colombiana, Taken 2) will direct the film from a screenplay by Sean Gullette. The feature film, based on the best-selling British novel by Nicci French (the pseudonym of British husband-and-wife team Nicci Gerard and Sean French).
Land of the Living tells the story of Abbie Devereaux, a young advertising executive who is abducted on the streets of Los Angeles, manages to escape and –with almost no help from the police -- tracks down her would-be killer.
"This is a high adrenaline thriller based on an incredibly intense and provocative novel, and we are ecstatic about having Olivier Megaton onboard to bring this to movie audiences around the world," said the producers in a joint statement.