Magnus Martens’ action thriller SAS: Red Notice has wrapped production after shooting in London, Paris and Budapest. Altitude Film Sales is taking the title to this week’s European Film Market in Berlin.
Based on the novel by UK writer Andy McNab, the film stars Outlander’s Sam Heughan and John Wick Chapter 2’s Ruby Rose in the story of Tom Buckingham, an elite operator in revered British special forces unit the SAS. It is based on McNab’s own experiences.
The cast also includes Andy Serkis, Tom Wilkinson, Hannah John-Kamen, Tom Hopper, Owain Yeoman, Noel Clarke, Ray Panthaki, Jing Lusi, Douglas Reith, Richard McCabe, and Anne Reid.
Sky Cinema has pre-bought rights for the UK and Ireland for release in 2020.
Magnus Martens directed from a script by Laurence Malkin and Chad Thumann. Producers are Laurence Malkin and Claudia Bluemhuber.
Executive producers are Kwesi Dickson, Joe Simpson, Jack Drewe, Daniel Kresmery, Jonathan Halperyn and Daniel Findlay are among the co-producers. Andy McNab, Will Clarke, Mike Runagall, Andy Mayson, Simon Williams, Jay Taylor, John Jencks, Ian Lewis, and Julia Stuart and Patrick Fischer.
Backers on the project include Parabolic Pictures, Ingenious Media, J3, Silver Reel Partners, Altitude Filmed Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Creativity Capital, Hero Squared, ZDF and Rosebud.