All the Old Knives: Amazon Studios Acquires Thriller Starring Chris Pine & Thandie Newton
brings word that Amazon Studios has acquired the rights to the upcoming thriller All the Old Knives, starring Emmy nominee Chris Pine (Star Trek franchise, Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman 1984) and Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Thandie Newton (Westworld, Crash, God’s Country) and in line with the novel by Olen Steinhauer. Steinhauer adapted the screenplay and Janus Metz (ZeroZeroZero) will direct.
The story is defined in the city of Carmel-by-the-Sea and follows ex-lovers – one a CIA spy, one an ex-spy – meet over dinner to reminisce on the time together at Vienna station. The conversation moves to the disastrous hijacking of Royal Jordanian Flight 127 inevitably, which ended in the deaths of most on board. Today that failure haunts the CIA to, and Henry has arrived at Carmel to close the written book on that seedy chapter. Because they parry, flirting, over California cuisine, it becomes clear that certain of them won’t survive the meal.
will undoubtedly be produced with Chockstone Pictures and Nick Wechsler Productions in colaboration with Entertainment One (eOne). Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz and Nick Wechsler are set to create through Chockstone Pictures with Matt Jackson producing via his Jackson Pictures banner.
Pine is executive producing through his Barry Linen Productions alongside Joanne Lee of Jackson Pictures and Kate Churchill of Churchill Films. Executive producers include Richard Mark and Hewitt Gordon.
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