‘The Guilty’ Remake Reunites Jake Gyllenhaal with ‘Southpaw’ Director Antoine Fuqua

‘The Guilty’ Remake Reunites Jake Gyllenhaal with ‘Southpaw’ Director Antoine Fuqua


Over the previous couple of years, Jake Gyllenhaal has emerged as an actor who not solely makes attention-grabbing decisions, but additionally dedicates himself absolutely to his roles, making any undertaking along with his title hooked up a very thrilling one. Now, Gyllenhaal is now moving into the ring as soon as once more with Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua for a remake of the excellent Danish thriller, The Guilty.

Taking place solely in a single location, the unique model of The Guilty follows alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, who solutions an emergency name from a kidnapped lady. When the decision is all of a sudden disconnected, the seek for the lady and her kidnapper begins. Co-written and directed by Gustav Möller in his characteristic movie debut, the film stars Jakob Cedergren as Asger Holm and Jessica Dinnage as Iben Østergård, the voice on the different finish of the road.

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Full of gut-wrenching twists and turns, and a stellar central efficiency, The Guilty made the shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film on the 91st Academy Awards, and presently sits at a deliciously contemporary 97% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes.

With Jake Gyllenhaal set to tackle the lead and Fuqua lined up for the director’s chair, filming on The Guilty remake is ready to start in November with strict well being and security protocols in place because of the ongoing international scenario.

The remake of The Guilty seems like it’ll observe the unique fairly intently, with the official description as follows; “It takes place over the course of a single morning in a 911 dispatch call center. Call operator Joe Bayler (Gyllenhaal) tries to save a caller in grave danger-but he soon discovers that nothing is as it seems, and facing the truth is the only way out.”

The Guilty can be scripted by True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto, with the film set to be produced by Gyllenhaal and his Nine Stories associate Riva Marker, together with Antoine 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 can be exec producers with Christian Mercuri and Jon Oakes.

The duo’s first collaboration, the 2015 sports activities drama Southpaw, finds Gyllenhaal starring as boxer Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion of the World. Billy seemingly has all of it with a powerful profession, an attractive and loving spouse, an cute daughter and a lavish way of life. When tragedy strikes leaving his spouse lifeless, and his daughter taken by protecting, Hope hits all-time low earlier than turning to an unlikely savior at a run-down native health club, Tick Willis, a retired fighter and coach to the town’s hardest newbie boxers. Starring Forest Whitaker and Rachel McAdams alongside Gyllenhaal, Southpaw acquired blended critiques from critics, however was popular with audiences, with each discovering quite a bit to love in Gyllenhaal’s intense central efficiency.

Fuqua is understood for motion pictures similar to Training Day, and each installments of The Equalizer franchise, whereas Gyllenhaal has wowed audiences with performances within the likes of Nightcrawler, Brokeback Mountain and Prisoners. The actor lately revealed that he can be teaming up with the latter’s director, Denis Villeneuve, once more on a mysterious upcoming undertaking. This involves us from Deadline.

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