Luke Evans will star in the Thunder Road and Shine Pictures thriller that Alex Walton is introducing to buyers in Berlin.

PalmStar Media is financing Three Seconds, which is based on Anders Roslund and Borge Hellström’s Swedish thriller about an undercover FBI agent who gets abandoned in a prison.

Otto Bathurst of Peaky Blinders fame directs. Thunder Road chief Basil Iwanyk is producing alongside Ollie Madden of Shine Pictures and Kevin Frakes and Raj Singh of PalmStar Media. Erica Lee serves as executive producer.

CAA and WME are jointly represent US rights.

“We are looking forward to presenting this fun and fast-paced script to buyers in Berlin,” said Walton.

“It’s a great package — an immensely commercial project with a talented and seasoned team between Otto, Basil and Kevin.”