Lionsgate Partners With Deon Taylor on Pro Football Heist Thriller ‘Free Agents’

  • The Wrap
Lionsgate is partnering yet again with director Deon Taylor, acquiring Taylor’s “Free Agents,” a heist thriller set in the world of professional sports, Lionsgate Motion Picture Group president Nathan Kahane announced Friday.

Lionsgate in August nabbed “Fatale,” another thriller which Taylor is set to direct starring Hilary Swank and Michael Ealy. But Taylor will now also direct “Free Agents,” and he co-wrote the screenplay with Joe Bockol about a team of pro football players who turn to crime to get back at the team owners who are exploiting and under paying them on and off the field.

Taylor will also produce with Roxanne Taylor for the Hidden Empire banner. Brady Fujikawa is overseeing for Lionsgate.

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“Deon is an enormously talented storyteller and director and we think he will turn ‘Free Agents’ into a fascinating and topical
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