EFM 2018: Action Thriller MANUSCRIPT Sets Scott Eastwood And Morgan Freeman To Star

Highland Film Group is out and about with their package in Berlin for buyers. Featured in their slate is Manuscript which, per The Hollywood Reporter, has Nick Cassavetes replacing John Moore to direct from a script by Louis Rosenberg and Joe Rosenbaum.
In this cat and mouse style thriller, a jailed genius convict (Morgan Freeman), leads an ambitious junior editor, through clues in his memoir, to the 20 million in missing diamonds he stole years earlier. As the junior editor gets closer to finding out the truth about the mystery, he falls in to a greater criminal ploy that leaves his life in danger.
Mike Witherill (John Wick) and Mark Williams (The Accountant) will produce next to Paris Film Inc.'s Rob Paris for the film's New Orleans shoot in April. Eastwood, who has appeared in several major franchise pics - namely DC adaptation Suicide Squad and Universal's The Fate Of The Furious, headlines with John Boyega for Steven DeKnight's March release of Pacific Rim: Uprising.
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