LATEST NEWS

Hailee Steinfeld to Join Vince Vaughn in 'Term Life' Action Thriller

by
September 20, 2013
Source: The Wrap

Term Life / Hailee Steinfeld

Though most audiences know Peter Billingsley as the child actor who stars in A Christmas Story, he's also a good friend of and frequent collaborator with the likes of Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau, having directed them both in Couples Retreat and produced their films like Iron Man and The Break-Up. Now The Wrap reports Billingsley is ready to make his sophomore directing effort in a completely different genre with Term Life, based on a graphic novel by A.J. Lieberman and Nick Thornborrow. And Vince Vaughn is slated to lead the film with True Grit and Ender's Game actress Hailee Steinfeld joining him. Read on!

The story follows a man named Nick Barrow (Vaughn) who makes his money planning heists and selling them to the highest bigger. But soon he finds himself being chased down by mobsters, assassins and corrupt cops. Thinking of his estranged daughter (Steinfeld), he takes out a million dollar insurance policy on himself, payable to her. However, thee policy doesn't take effect for 21 days and Nick has to try and stay alive for those three weeks with his daughter by his side.

We're really surprised this isn't an action comedy. We actually thought the same thing when Billingsley and Vaughn were said to be working on another straight-up action thriller called Triple Time last fall. It sounds like they've been looking for the right non-comedy project for awhile, and they might have found it. Here's hoping Billingsley has learned a thing or two from Favreau. Sound good?

Find more posts: Casting, Development, Movie News

Discover more around the web:

Reader Feedback - 0 Comments

No comments posted yet.

Sorry, new comments are no longer allowed.

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2020
1. Nine Days
2. Berlin Alexanderplatz
3. Pixar's Soul
4. Pieces of a Woman
5. Feels Good Man
6. Another Round
7. The Truffle Hunters
8. Sound of Metal
9. Lovers Rock
10. Nomadland
Click Here for Thoughts

Adam's Top 10 - 2020
1. Spontaneous
2. Promising Y. Woman
3. Nomadland
4. The Vast of Night
5. Blow the Man Down
6. The Invisible Man
7. Minari
8. Possessor
9. Feels Good Man
10. Color Out of Space
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the latest posts only, follow this acct:

Add FS.net to your Feedly list: click here