Lionsgate has announced the expanded cast of its upcoming action thriller shadow forcewhich has now started production in Colombia under the direction of joe carnahan. Union kerry washington Y omar sy in the set are strong brand, jahleel kamara, Marvin “Krondon” Jones III, natalia reyes, I am aY Ed Quinn. Da’Vine Joy Randolph Y Cliff “Method Man” Smith they were also previously announced as cast members.
Washington and Sy play the former leaders of an elite special forces group who are forced into hiding after breaking the rules and falling in love. They go underground to protect their son from a vengeful Shadow Force on their trail.
Washington is perhaps best known for her starring role on the ABC series. Scandalas well as the movies Ray Y django unchained. She also works as a producer on shadow force beside Pilar Savone, through his Simpson Street banner. Sy leaves Netflix Lupine, which is among the streamer’s most-watched non-English titles. He burst onto the scene with his César Award-winning role in the highly successful French drama The Untouchables.
Strong has developed a formidable rogues gallery with his own villainous roles, in movies like Sherlock Holmes, Kick ass, Green Lantern, Shazam!Y cruella. Netflix recently wrapped filming murder mystery 2starring Adam Sandler Y Jennifer Aniston. Six-year-old Kamara has been acting for two years and her credits include Disney+. Raiseand a recurring role on NBC Manifest. Krondon is best known for his role on The CW’s Black Lightningwhile Reyes starred Terminator: Dark Fate.
Carnahan, who also co-wrote the screenplay for shadow force with shivering lion, is well acquainted with action movies, both big and small. After starting with movies like Drug trafficker Y smoking acesleveled up with the big-budget big-screen adaptation of The A-Team. He also directed the existential survival thriller The Grey – which has been considered his best film so far, and last year he directed two action movies in a row: boss levela video game-inspired film starring a regular contributor frank cricketY cop shopa Tarantino-style B-movie starring Grillo and Gerard Butler. Carnahan was also attached to direct bad boys for lifebefore being replaced by Adil El Arbi Y billal fallah.
shadow force has obtained an important tax exemption to film in Colombia, through the CINA incentive (Certificate of Audiovisual Investment), granted by the Colombian government and administered by Proimágenes Colombia. Washington is also producing together Stephen “Dr.” Love Y sterling k. Brown. katherine atkinson, Danielle Reardonand J.Ennifer Wiley-Stockton act as executive producers.
Read the official synopsis for the film here:
In shadow force, Kyrah (Washington) and Isaac (Sy) were once the leaders of a multinational group of special forces, called the Shadow Force. They broke the rules by falling in love and, to protect their son, they go into hiding. With a huge bounty on their heads and the vengeful Shadow Force hot on their trail, one family’s struggle escalates into all-out war.
You can watch our interview with Carnahan here and stay tuned to Collider for more updates.