Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer and More Team for 'Echo Boomers'

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Nick Robinson, Michael Shannon, Britt Robertson and Alex Pettyfer

The heist thriller is being shopped by Fortitude at the AFM.

A foursome of stars have come together for upcoming heist thriller Echo Boomers. 

Nick Robinson (Love, Simon; Jurassic World; Everything, Everything), two-time Oscar nominee Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals, Revolutionary Road, Man of Steel), Britt Robertson (The Longest Ride, Girl Boss, Tomorrowland), and Alex Pettyfer (I am Number Four, Elvis & Nixon) have joined the film, launched by Fortitude International at the AFM in Santa Monica. 

Based on a true story, Echo Boomers centers on a group of disillusioned 20-somethings who use Chicago as their playground by breaking into the homes of the wealthiest citizens, stealing from the rich and — in a twist on the classic Robin Hood tale — giving to themselves. Fortitude International holds the foreign rights.

Writer Seth Savoy will be making his directorial debut on the film. Byron Wetzel, Sean Kaplan, Mike Ware, Jeff Waxman and James Langer are attached to produce. CAA Media Finance will represent the domestic rights. Production is to begin January 2019, with more cast to be announced shortly.