Ethan Hawke, Selena Gomez and Jon Voight star in the thriller from Dark Castle Entertainment and After Dark Films
BURBANK, Calif.--()--Principal photography has begun on Dark Castle Entertainment and After Dark Filmsâ high-octane action thriller âGetaway.â
The film stars Academy AwardÂ® nominee Ethan Hawke (âTraining Dayâ), actress and international music sensation Selena Gomez (âWizards of Waverly Placeâ), and Academy AwardÂ® winner Jon Voight (âComing Home,â the âNational Treasureâ films).
Courtney Solomon (âAn American Hauntingâ) and Yaron Levy (director of photography on âTransitâ) are teaming to direct âGetaway.â Solomon is also producing the film, together with Moshe Diamant and Chris Milburn. The executive producers are Joel Silver, Alan Zeman and Steve Richards. The screenplay is by Gregg Maxwell Parker and Sean Finegan, with the latter also serving as co-producer.
Ethan Hawke plays Brent Magna, a burned out race car driver who is thrust into a do-or-die mission behind the wheel when his wife is kidnapped. With Brentâs only ally a young hacker (Selena Gomez), his one hope of saving his wife is to follow the orders of the mysterious voice (Jon Voight) whoâs watching his every move through cameras mounted on the car Brentâs driving.
The behind-the-scenes team includes production designer Nate Jones, editor Ryan Dufrene, and costume designer Irene Kotcheva.
âGetawayâ began shooting on location in Sofia, Bulgaria. Future filming will take place in the United States.
The film will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.