EXCLUSIVE: K5 International has snapped up psychological thriller Mine, produced by Peter Safran (The Conjuring) and starring Armie Hammer.

K5 will present the project to buyers on the Croisette from today.

Mine, co-directed and written by Fabio Guaglione and Fabio Resinaro, follows Hammer as a soldier who finds himself stranded in the desert after a failed assassination mission. Tired and thirsty, he is horribly exposed to the elements and must survive the many dangers of the desert while also battling the psychological toll of his treacherous situation.

Safran is producing the film through the Safran Company, which will also finance the project. Hammer is executive producer with Joan Mao co-producing.  Production is set to start September in the Canary Islands. 

WME, who represents Hammer is handling the film’s US sale with Safran.  K5 is handling all other international rights. 

Hammer, star of The Social Network, will next be seen in The Man From Uncle in the role of Illya Kuryakin.