Highland Film Group has announced today that Margot Robbie (TSuicide Squad) will star in Vaughn Stein's anticipated noir thriller, Terminal. David Barron of BeaglePug (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, The Legend of Tarzan) and Molly Hassell (The Trust) will produce alongside Tom Ackerley, Josey McNamara, Sophia Kerr and Margot Robbie under their production company LuckyChap Entertainment. Vaughn Stein is also penning the screenplay with Highland Film Group financing and introducing the project to international buyers in Berlin. Highland and CAA are co-representing the U.S. rights.
Currently in pre-production, with casting underway for remaining cast, the sexy noir thriller details the story of two hit-men as they embark on a borderline suicide mission for a mysterious employer and a high paycheck. Along the way the unlikely pair find a dynamic woman named Annie (Margot Robbie) may be more involved than they had originally suspected. Highland Film Group's Arianne Frasier and Delphine Perrier said of the project.
"With an ambitious slate already lined up for Berlin, Highland is delighted to be able to kick off this year's market with another title of such strong caliber. Crafted with incredibly in-demand and relevant talent in front and behind the camera, the project perfectly showcases the quality of genre-led movies we're committed to supporting."
Margot Robbie will next be seen in Paramount Pictures' Whiskey Tango Foxtroton March 4th. She is represented by Management 360 and CAA, who arranged for the financing and negotiated on behalf of the filmmakers.Highland Film Group recently wrapped principal photography on Lin Oeding's thriller Braven starring Jason Momoa.
Their slate includes: Kevin Connolly's Gotti starring John Travolta; Elliott Lester's 478 starring Arnold Schwarzenegger; Blink starring Jamie Foxx; Steven C. Miller's Marauders starring Bruce Willis; the Brewer Brothers' The Trust starring Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood; and Osgood Perkins' February starring Emma Roberts which had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival where is was acquired by A24.
Highland Film Group (HFG) was started in 2010 by Arianne Fraser, who partnered with Delphine Perrier in 2012 to form an independent worldwide sales, production and film financing company. HFG provides financing through a combination of pre-sales to help cover senior and subordinated debt, gap, tax credit, and facilitates capital for mezzanine and equity financing.