EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Dillon and Sam Asghari have boarded the Emmet/Furla motion thriller Scorching Seat. Deadline beforehand reported Mel Gibson would star within the movie. The Lionsgate firm Grindstone Leisure will deal with North America distribution, and HIghland Movie Group is dealing with overseas gross sales. James Cullen Bressack will direct. He simply helmed Fortress with Murray and Bruce Willis, which is in submit.
Randall Emmett and George Furla are producing with Bressack. The pic relies on a narrative by Leon Langford & Collin Watts. Gary Raskin and Alastair Burlingham can be exec producers and are co-financing. Lionsgate is releasing by Emmett and Furla’s long run deal there.
In Scorching Seat, an ex-hacker is pressured to interrupt into high-level banking establishments by an nameless man who planted a bomb below his chair at his workplace. Gibson performs the person who should attempt to penetrate the booby-trapped constructing to get the younger man (DIllon) off the new seat.
Dillon is repped by APA and Gallant Administration.