Shanghai-based Fundamental Films and Thunder Road Pictures of Los Angeles announced the casting additions on Tuesday.

Rutger Hauer

Thriller 24 Hours To Live stars previously announced Ethan Hawke and China’s Xu Qing. CAA handles US rights and Sierra/Affinity international sales.

Brian Smrz directs from a screenplay by Zachary Dean based on an original script from Ron Mita and Jim McClain and principal photography is underway in Cape Town, South Africa.

The story centres on an assassin who is given a chance at redemption after his employer brings him back to life temporarily when he dies on the job.

Fundamental Films is fully financing the project and Basil Iwanyk of Thunder Road, Fundamental chairman Mark Gao and international president Gregory Ouanhon serve as producers

Jon Kuyper, Kent Kubena, Jonathan Fuhrman and Gary Glushon are the executive producers.

Fundamental and Thunder Road are also collaborating on Outlaws Inc., announced earlier this year. Fundamental is also the lead financier on Luc Besson’s Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets.