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Anthony Mackie to Star in and Produce Outside the Wire


Netflix announced today that Anthony Mackie (Avengers: EndgameThe Hurt Locker) will star in and produce Outside the Wire. Mikael Håfström (Escape Plan, 1408, Evil) will direct.

Outside the Wire is set in the future, when a drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for an android officer tasked to locate a doomsday device before the insurgents do.

42 and Automatik are producing. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones is producing for Automatik, Ben Pugh and Erica Steinberg for 42, and Jason Spire for Inspire Entertainment. The executive producers are Josh Horsfield, Fred Berger for Automatik, and Rory Aiken for 42. The co-producer is Charlie Morrison for 42.

Håfström is directing from a script by Rob Yescombe and Rowan Athale. Filming is scheduled to start later this summer.

Netflix previously partnered with Automatik and 42 on In The Shadow of the Moon  starring Boyd Holbrook, Michael C. Hall, Cleopatra Coleman and Bokeem Woodbine. That movie will be released later this year. 42 has a multi-year first-look development, financing and production deal for feature films with Netflix.

Anthony Mackie has a busy scheduled ahead with projects that include Altered Carbon Season 2 for Netflix, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier for Disney+, The Woman in the WindowThe Banker, and more.

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Mirko Parlevliet
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded to cover movie, TV, video game, music, and theme park news.


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