Aaron Eckhart

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Aaron Eckhart

Saban Films has picked up US rights to the Aaron Eckhart action thriller Line Of Duty, which The Solution Entertainment Group continues to represent for outstanding international territories in Toronto.

Steven C. Miller (Escape Plan 2: Hades, First Kill) directs from a screenplay by Jeremy Drysdale about a disgraced police officer who races against time to find an imperilled kidnap victim after he accidentally kills the abductor.

Courtney Eaton, Dina Meyer, Giancarlo Esposito and Ben McKenzie also star. The Solution Entertainment Group’s Myles Nestel and Craig Chapman produced with Skip Williamson, Scott LaStaiti, Martin Sprock, Tiffany Stone, Renee Tab, and Christopher Tuffin.

Jonathan Saba negotiated the deal for Saban Films along with Nestel and The Solution’s Lisa Wilson, who also served as executive producer. Saban plans a November theatrical release.

Saban Films’ upcoming releases include Kevin Smith’s Jay And Silent Bob Reboot, Rob Zombie’s 3 From Hell, Cannes selection Vivarium starring Imogen Poots and Jesse Eisenberg, Casey Affleck’s directorial debut and Berlin Panorama selection Light Of My Life, and Derrick Borte’s American Dreamer starring Jim Gaffigan.