Bruce Willis will star in the “The Fortress” trilogy.
The 66-year-old actor boarded the film series with Jesse Metcalfe and Chad Michael Murray also in films directed by Cullen Bressack.
The first opus started production in Puerto Rico and will be turned back to back with the sequel. The third film is expected to be shot in the future.
The plot revolves around a top-secret appeal for retired US intelligence officers as a group of criminals led by Balzary (Murray) enter the compound, determined to take revenge on Robert (Willis) – forcing the retired officer and his son (Metcalfe) to save the day.
“The Fortress” was developed by Randall Emmett and Emile Hirsch with the script written by Alan Horsnail. The first two films will be produced by Emmett and George Furla, Luillo Ruiz and Chad A. Verdi. Tim Sullivan, Nick D’Angelo, César Richbow and Danny are executive producers.
Bruce is also set to collaborate with Emmett on his directorial debut on ‘Midnight In The Switchgrass’, which stars Hirsch and Megan Fox.
The film – set in 2004 – will tell the story of an FBI agent (Megan) and a Florida State officer (Emile) who team up to investigate a series of unauthorized murder cases. resolved, Bruce playing the role of Megan’s FBI Agent partner. .
Randall has produced over 100 films with his partner George Furla under their Emmett / Furla banner, including “The Irishman” and “2 Guns” – but will make his bow behind the camera on this project.