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Overdrive: Project announced, Pettyfer and Goode to star

  • Alex Pettyfer ("I am number four") and Matthew Goode ("Watchmen") have signed on to star in the action thriller "Overdrive".

  • Antonio Negret ("Transit") is set to direct and Pierre Morel ("Taken") will produce as well as serve as the action and art supervisor.

  • The story follows a pair of handsome and adventurous brothers, known for being high-profile car thieves, who travel to the South of France looking for new challenges and come across a tough local crime boss.

  • The budget is set at around $30 million.

  • Kinology is presenting the project at Cannes.

    Thu May 12, 2011 | Source: Variety