Anthony Mackie To Star In Action-Sci-Fi ‘Outside The Wire’ For Netflix

Avengers and Captain America star Anthony Mackie is to lead cast in and produce action-sci-fi Outside The Wire for Netflix with Mikael Håfström (Escape Plan) on board to direct.Set in the future, Mackie will play a drone pilot sent into a deadly militarized zone where he finds himself working for an android officer tasked to locate a doomsday device before it falls into the hands of insurgents.

Shoot is due to begin in August with additional casting under way.Mackie is producing with Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister) for Automatik, Ben Pugh (Ironbark) and Erica Steinberg (Death Proof) for 42, and Jason Spire (Operation Finale) for Mackie’s Inspire Entertainment.

Script comes from video game scribe Rob Yescombe and Rowan Athale (Way Down).Executive producers are Josh Horsfield and Fred Berger for Automatik with Rory Aiken for 42.

Charlie Morrison is co-producing for 42.

Håfström, known for Escape Plan, 1408 and The Rite, is

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