Violence of Action (2021)

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Violence of Action (2021)

After being involuntarily discharged from the U.S. Special Forces, James Harper (Pine) decides to support his family by joining a private contracting organization alongside his best friend (Foster) and under the command of a fellow veteran (Sutherland). Overseas on a covert mission, Harper must evade those trying to kill him while making his way back home.
USA
IMDb   N/A
Creators
Director Tarik Saleh
Writer J.P. Davis
Information
Release Date2021-12-10
Runtime
GenreAction, Thriller
Content Rating
Awards
Company30WEST, Icon Films
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
James Harperas James Harper
Ericas Eric
Kaufmanas Kaufman
Daltonas Dalton
Assetas Asset
Soldieras Soldier
Tyner Rushing
Tyner Rushing
Christine Dentonas Christine Denton
Army Doctoras Army Doctor
Church Goeras Church Goer
Church Actoras Church Actor

The Contractor (2022 film)

The Contractor (formerly known as Violence of Action) is an upcoming American action film by director Tarik Saleh, making his English language film debut, starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs, Eddie Marsan, Florian Munteanu, and Kiefer Sutherland.

It is scheduled to be released in the United States on March 18, 2022, by STXfilms.


Premise

James Harper (Pine), who is involuntarily discharged from the U.S. Special Forces, joined a private contracting organization alongside his best friend (Foster) and under the command of a fellow veteran (Sutherland) in order to support his family. Overseas on a covert mission, Harper must evade those trying to kill him while making his way back home.


Cast

  • Chris Pine as James Harper
  • Ben Foster
  • Gillian Jacobs
  • Eddie Marsan
  • Keifer Sutherland
  • Nina Hoss
  • Amira Casar
  • Fares Fares
  • J. D. Pardo as Eric
  • Florian Munteanu as Kaufman

Production

The project was announced in May 2019 with Chris Pine set to star.

In October, Ben Foster and Gillian Jacobs were cast as well. The filming started in October 2019 in the United States, and will be filmed in Europe later in the year. The film is produced by Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee from Thunder Road Films with Esther Hornstein co-producing. Executive producers includes 30WEST’s Dan Friedkin, Micah Green and Dan Steinman, along with Pine, Jonathan Fuhrman, Tom Lassally and Josh Bratman. In November 2019, filming in Romania started for around 8 weeks. In December 2019, Eddie Marsan, Nina Hoss, Amira Casar, Fares Fares and J. D. Pardo has joined the film. The filming wrapped by the end of 2019.

On November 10, it was reported that the title of the movie has been changed from Violence of Action to The Contractor.


Release

In February 2021, STXfilms acquired distribution rights to the film. The movie was originally scheduled for release on December 10, 2021, but the release has been delayed to March 18, 2022.