‘Southpaw’ Duo Jake Gyllenhaal & Antoine Fuqua To Re-Team On Tense Thriller ‘The Guilty’

EXCLUSIVE: Jake Gyllenhaal will star and Antoine Fuqua will direct The Guilty, a thriller that’s primarily based on the Gustav Moller-directed Danish drama Den Skyldige that premiered on the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

It takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch name middle. Call operator Joe Bayler (Gyllenhaal) tries to save lots of a caller in grave hazard—however he quickly discovers that nothing is because it appears, and going through the reality is the one approach out.

Bold Films is financing the drama with Amet Entertainment. Scripted by True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto, the movie shall be produced by Gyllenhaal and his Nine Stories accomplice Riva Marker, together with Fuqua by his Fuqua Films, Scott Greenberg, Michel Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, David Litvak and Svetlana Metkina for Bold Films and Amet’s David Haring. Annie Marter, Gustav Moller and Lina Flint shall be exec producers with Christian Mercuri and Jon Oakes.

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Endeavor Content will deal with worldwide gross sales.

The Guilty will shoot in November in a single location in Los Angeles, following rigorous sanitation and security protocols. The manufacturing has secured COVID-19 insurance coverage.

Fuqua will make the movie earlier than leaping with Will Smith into the William College-scripted runaway slave drama Emancipation, which offered to Apple TV + in an enormous deal at Virtual Cannes. Gyllenhaal is coming off a flip as Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home, and he’s an exec producer on Good Joe Bell, the Mark Wahlberg-starrer that simply premiered on the Toronto Film Festival.

Gyllenhaal and Fuqua first teamed on the 2015 boxing drama, Southpaw, a movie memorable right here at Deadline in that once we ran the primary {photograph} of Gyllenhaal exhibiting how ripped and in ring form he received, it practically crashed the location.

Said Gyllenhaal: “I couldn’t be more excited to work with Antoine again. Our time together on Southpaw was one of the great artistic experiences of my career, and I cannot wait to be back on set with him again. The Guilty is a special story, and one that we all feel very close to.”

Gyllenhaal is repped by WME and Goodman Genow’s Carlos Goodman; Pizzolatto is WME and Anonymous Content, and Fuqua is LBI Entertainment and Ziffren Brittenham’s Matt Johnson and Brian Lazarus.

Here is a trailer for the unique movie.

Sumati Pavagi

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