EXCLUSIVE: Panorama Media will finance 999, John Hillcoat’s follow-up to Lawless, and is in talks with Cross Creek Pictures to come on board as co-financier.

The Queenslander (pictured) is preparing to shoot next spring in Los Angeles.

Buyers report that Panorama represents international rights and has been introducing the crime thriller at AFM ahead of a concerted sales push in early 2013.

The producers are currently out to casting.

This story was updated on Nov 2.