Oscar winner Sean Penn has teamed up with Ready Player One star Tye Sheridan for thriller Black Flies.
The two stars will play the lead roles in the film, based mostly on Shannon Burke novel’s of the identical and to be directed by Jean-Stephane Sauvaire, reported Deadline.
The story is about lifesaving paramedics and the toll the job takes on them.
Sheridan will essay the position of an idealistic younger man who’s prepping for medical college and will get a street-side view of issues when he drives an ambulance alongside a grizzled veteran (Penn) who is taken into account to be one of many metropolis’s greatest emergency medics.
Ryan King has penned the screenplay for the movie, which is predicted to start manufacturing in New York City late this 12 months.
Sculptor Media’s Warren Goz and Eric Gold will produce together with Christopher Kopp, Lucan Toh and Projected Picture Works’ Penn, John Ira Palmer and John Wildermuth.
Luke Rodgers, Josh Stern, Sheridan, James Masciello, Matthew Sidari, Tom Ortenberg and King will function govt producers.