The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for “No Escape,” a new international thriller starring Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan, actress Lake Bell is also set to star in the upcoming film. This marks the first trailer released from the studio for the upcoming film, which you can watch below via YouTube.
NO ESCAPE centers on an American businessman (played by Owen Wilson) as he and his family settle into their new home in Southeast Asia. Suddenly finding themselves in the middle of a violent political uprising, they must frantically look for a safe escape as rebels mercilessly attack the city.
This is just one of several projects that Brosnan has in the works for 2015-16. The actor will also appear in “Survivor” with James D’Arcy, Milla Jovovich and Emma Thompson, as well as “Urge” and “The Moon and the Sun,” where he will play King Louis XIV. Brosnan is also working a TV movie project with Jack Orman, but other than an planned announcement, details on the project are limited. More information on that TV project will be announced at a later date.
Owen Wilson is coming off roles in “The Grand Budapest Hotel, “Inherent Vice” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.” He is also set to appear in the film “Masterminds” with Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis and Jason Sudeikis. That film was directed by Jared Hess, based off a screenplay written by Chris Bowman and Jody Hill. Wilson is also rumored to be reprising his role as Hansel in the long-awaited sequel to “Zoolander,” but although the film has been confirmed, his participation in “Zoolander 2” has not been confirmed at this time.
“No Esacpe” was directed by John Erick Dowdle and written together with his brother Drew, the film itself is scheduled to release in theaters on September 2, 2015.