Alec Baldwin has been cast as the lead in an upcoming spy thriller Chief of Station, but he is not the only one playing a role in this movie. Aaron Eckhart is set to replace him as the lead character and play a former CIA agent who comes out of retirement to avenge his wife’s death. The film is scheduled to begin filming this November in Budapest. The movie is directed by Jesse V. Johnson. Eckhart, known for his work in movies such as The Dark Knight, was approached about taking on the role of a CIA agent. Despite his extensive resume as an actor, he was game to do so saying: ‘I’m very excited to do this. Jesse is one of the smartest guys I’ve ever met, and he has a very unique way of looking at the world. I’m looking forward to making this movie a reality.’
No confirmed release date has been announced yet. It is expected that the film may release in 2023 or 2024.
What is the film about?
The pitch is as follows: “A CIA operative comes out of retirement to avenge the murder of his wife. Unable to pass up this chance to protect the people he loves, he steps into a game of espionage that tests his loyalty, skills, and sanity. The death of his wife was not an accident, but he soon finds out that she was murdered by someone he used to work with. He also learns that they are involved in a plan to overthrow the government and make billions off of it. The only one who can stop them is his old partner and himself because they were the ones who started this whole plan, although they think he is dead. The two of them must now go through with their plan and defeat those who have betrayed them and framed them for the deaths of innocent people. ‘This is a character-driven thriller,’ said director Jesse V. Johnson.
What does the audience expect from this film?
The film will be filled with action and will require a good amount of physicality from both characters. The violence is also quite graphic, but the story isn’t intended to be much more than that because it is meant to be a thriller. Speaking of action, there will be plenty of it in the film and both characters are portrayed as badasses. They can handle themselves in any situation, which will make for some gripping moments as well as great fight scenes.” The film will be more character-driven and suspenseful.
Who is this film for?
Those who enjoy action films and thrillers specifically aimed at an adult audience are going to love this movie. There’s a lot of suspense involved with the plot so those who appreciate mystery and thriller films can also enjoy it. The action is also intense, so those who enjoy films like these are going to love it too.”
Why should you watch this film?
The film has been described as very interesting and intriguing by some cast members and crew involved with the making of it. They feel that they have a really good product on their hands with this one. It will give audiences a bit of a change from the typical spy films that usually surface today. There are going to be plenty of twists and turns in this one. Audiences can’t expect things to go smoothly for our heroes.”
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