Charlize Theron and James McAvoy co-stars in the Focus feature, which David Leitch is directing from a script by Kurt Johnstad.
David Leitch (“John Wick”) will direct from a script by Kurt Johnstad (“300”), who adapted the Oni Press graphic novel by Antony Johnston.
“Coldest City” follows an underground MI6 officer who is killed just before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Theron will play a spy who must find a list of spies that he was smuggling into the West to protect herself and the counter-intelligence community.
Theron is producing through her Denver and Delilah Productions banner along with Oni Press and Sierra Pictures. Production will start Nov. 16 in Budapest before shooting moves to Berlin.Focus has committed to a wide release of the film, which is budgeted around $30 million.