Lake Bell Joins Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan in ‘The Coup’

John Erick Dowdle directs this thriller about a family caught within a military revolution. Production begins in Thailand on October 31st.
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Lake Bell Joins Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan in ‘The Coup’

Lake Bell joins the action-thriiler The Coup Actress Lake Bell has signed on to star in the upcoming action-thriller The Coup, alongside Owen Wilson and Pierce Brosnan.

The story centers on an American family living in Southeast Asia who get caught in the middle of a violent military uprising. Lake Bell is playing Annie Dwyer, a beloved woman who appears to have the perfect family life, although she questions her own happiness, at times.

John Erick Dowdle (Devil, Quarantine) is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with his brother, Drew Dowdle. Michel Litvak and David Lancaster are producing for Bold Films, which is providing financing. Sierra/Affinity is handling international sales, with production scheduled to begin in Thailand October 31.

Lake Bell made her directorial debut this summer with In a World..., which she also wrote, produced and starred in. She recently wrapped production on Million Dollar Arm, and also stars in the Adult Swim series Childrens' Hospital.

No Escape comes to theaters September 2nd, 2015.

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