‘The Call’ Filmmaker Brad Anderson to Direct Thriller ‘Restart’

Gregory Poirier wrote the script, which is based on Matthew Klein's novel "No Way Back"

Brad Anderson, who recently scored a hit with "The Call," is attached to direct the intense psychological thriller "Restart" for Lotus Entertainment and Davids Canton Productions.

Gregory Poirier ("National Treasure: Book of Secrets") wrote the script, which is based on Matthew Klein's novel "No Way Back." Corvus published the novel this spring.

Described as "The Game" meets "Unknown," story follows an ordinary man who discovers that his entire life is being infiltrated and manipulated by a terrifying criminal network.

Danny Davids and Neil Canton are producing, while Lotus' Jim Seibel, Bill Johnson and D.J. Gugenheim are executive producing. WME Global is representing domestic rights and Lotus Entertainment is handling international sales.

Lotus is also producing the Black List script "Maggie," which will star Arnold Schwarzenegger as the father of a teenage girl who is slowly becoming a zombie. Company is currently developing Joshua Marston's "Double Hour" with Joel Edgerton and Michelle Williams, Craig Zobel's "Z For Zachariah" with Chris Pine, Amanda Seyfried and Chiwetel Ejiofor, and a remake of Park Chan Wook's "Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance."

Anderson is currently in production on "Eliza Graves," which stars Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley. He's repped by WME, Cinetic Management and Sloss Eckhouse Law. 

Poirer is repped by WME and Anonymous Content. Klein is repped by IPG's Joel Gotler on behalf of the Phil Spitzer Agency.  Lawrence Kopeikin serves as Davids and Canton's attorney.