Stuart Ford’s production, financing and sales powerhouse has snagged some Hunger Games magic for its upcoming thriller and is in advanced negotiations with Harrison Ford and Oscar nominee Gary Oldman.

Hemsworth, currently appearing alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson in Lionsgate’s worldwide smash, will star for director Robert Lukectic.

IM Global is fully financing the tale of telecoms rivals set against the backdrop of corporate espionage.

Stuart Ford (pictured) and sales chief Jonathan Deckter will introduce Paranoia to buyers in Cannes ahead of an anticipated early summer start.

Alexandra Milchan, Management 360 and Gaumont are producing.