Eric Bilitch is directing from a script he co-wrote with Wittrock, who will soon be seen in Angelina Jolie‘s “Unbroken.”
Wittrock stars as a U.S. Marine who returns home from a horrific wartime experience and begins to gravitate towards a mysterious woman (Emilie de Ravin, “Lost”) on her own determined journey. Together, they enter into a magical and destructive new existence to expose their ultimate truths.
Also read: Hunter Cope on His Breakout Gay Role Opposite Dakota Johnson in ‘Date and Switch’
Deborah Del Prete of Coronet Films is producing with Jason Gurvitz of Green Dog Films, while Monica Raymund and John Styles are executive producing. Production starts next week in Los Angeles.
Abrahamson recently shot the Voltage Pictures/Silver Pictures thriller “Home Invasion,” which stars Ioan Gruffudd, Bella Thorne, Chandler Riggs, Natalie Martinez and Leigh Whannell. He also wrapped the indie feature “Within the Dark” and recurs on MTV’s “Awkward.” Abrahamson, who previously appeared in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days,” is repped by CESD, Thruline Entertainment and Lauren Levitt and Associates in Canada.