Hunter Killer is the action packed drama starring Gerard Butler, Common, Gary Oldman, Linda Cardellini, Toby Stephens and directed by Donovan Marsh.

The heart stopping action-thriller was written by Arne Schmidt and Jamie Moss. Based on the 2012 novel Firing Point by Don Keith and George Wallace.  “Hunter Killer’ also stars Michael Nyqvist in one of his final film roles.

November 12, 2015, it was announced that a deal between producers of the ‘Hunter Killer’ film had been made – that Relativity, Neal H. Moritz, and Toby Jaffe’s Original Film Production company would now produce ‘Hunter Killer’ along with Millennium Films, which would also co-finance and distribute.

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Then on March 3, 2016, it was confirmed that Donovan Marsh would direct the film and Gerard Butler and Gary Oldman take the leading roles with Original Film’s Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe producing the film in assocation with Butler, Tooley Productions’ Tucker Tooley, Alan Siegel, and Mark Gill.

Principal photography on ‘Hunter Killer’ began on July 25, 2016, in London. Then it was announced that Lionsgate had bought the action-thriller and quickly scheduled its release for October 26, 2018.

“Deep under the Arctic Ocean, American submarine Captain Joe Glass (Gerard Butler, Olympus Has Fallen, 300) is on the hunt for a U.S. sub in distress when he discovers a secret Russian coup is in the offing, threatening to dismantle the world order. With crew and country on the line, Captain Glass must now assemble an elite group of Navy SEALs to rescue the kidnapped Russian president and sneak through enemy waters to stop WWIII.”

Cast: Gerard Butler | Common | Gary Oldman | Linda Cardellini | Michel Nyovist

genres: Drama | Action

‘Hunter Killer’ – Official Site

MPAA Rating: R for violence and some language.

Directed by: Donovan Marsh

Executive Producers: Christa Campbell | Lati Grobman | Heidi Jo Markel |

Producers: Gerard Butler | Mark Gill | Toby Jaffe | Neal H. Moritz

Production co: G-BASE | Hishow Entertainment | Millennium Films | Original Film

Distributed by: Lionsgate | Summit Entertainment (US)

Distributed by: Concorde Filmwerleh (Germany) (Theatrical)

Distributed by: Film & TV House (Non-US) (all media) (Middle East)

Country: USA | China

Language: English

Run Time: 121 Minutes

Release date: October 26, 2018

Article by: Michael “The Sizzler” Jacobs, Staff Writer

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