MMA-fighter-turned-actor Gina Carano has landed her second action role. THR reports that the Haywire actress is set to star in In The Blood, an action thriller being directed by John Stockwell (Into the Blue, Blue Crush). It will be produced by Movie Package Co.’s Shaun Redick and Ray Mansfield (The Messenger).
Blood is described as being in the same vein as Taken. The story is "set in motion when a husband disappears while vacationing in the Caribbean with his wife, to be played by Carano. The grieving wife passionately and recklessly pursues the men whom she believes kidnapped and killed him." The script was penned by Bennett Yellin and James Robert Johnston.
Stockwell had this to say about the film:
This role will showcase not only Gina’s fighting skills, but also her acting abilities as her character struggles to reign in her violent past.
Verso Entertainment (Crips and Bloods: Made in America) will produce alongside Movie Package Co. The project is being developed by London-based Derby Street Films. Filming is slated to start in late spring or early summer in Puerto Rico. 8711, the stunt team that worked on Haywire, may reteam for this film.
I loved Carano in Haywire and am excited to see her kick-ass again on screen. This sounds like a good role for her to display her skills. What are your thoughts on this news?
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