Toronto: Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman to Star in 'Man Down'

Shia LaBeouf Sundance - H 2014
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Shia LaBeouf Sundance - H 2014

Dito Montiel is directing the psychological thriller about an Afghanistan war veteran in a post-apocalyptic America

Shia LaBeouf, House of Cards star Kate Mara and Oscar-nominated actor Gary Oldman have signed on to star in Man Down, a psychological thriller from director Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints).

Screenwriter Adam Simon (Synapse) penned the script to Man Down, about an Afghanistan war veteran haunted by his experiences who is searching for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.

The Solution Entertainment is handling international sales for the project and will be pitching it to buyers at the Toronto Film Festival.

Dawn Krantz, Stephen McEveety and Jon Burton are producing the film, with shooting set to start Oct. 30 in Louisiana. The Solution's Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel are executive producing the project alongside Roger Goff.

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