“300” star Gerard Butler to topline “Den of Thieves” heist drama

“300” star Gerard Butler to topline “Den of Thieves” heist drama

PanARMENIAN.Net - Gerard Butler is heading for the bank, starring in Relativity’s heist drama “Den of Thieves”, Variety said.

Christian Gudegast is set to direct from his own script, co-written with Paul Scheuring, in which a legendary bank heist crew decides to rob the Federal Reserve in Los Angeles right under the nose of a rogue sheriff’s deputy.

Relativity Intl. is launching sales at Cannes. Mark Canton, Ryan Kavanaugh, Tucker Tooley and Alan Siegel are producing, with Chris Bender, JC Spink and Butler exec producing. Butler and Siegel are producing under their G-Base banner.

Robbie Brenner is overseeing the film on behalf of the studio.

Butler is currently in production on “Gods of Egypt.” Canton produced “300: Rise of an Empire” and just wrapped on “Cake,” starring Jennifer Aniston.

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