Guy Pearce and Monica Bellucci join hands for Liam Neeson-starrer Memory
The film is based on the book De Zaak Alzheimer by Jef Geeraerts
Guy Pearce and Monica Bellucci are set to co-star opposite Liam Neeson in Memory, the indie crime thriller from Black Bear Pictures and Casino Royale director Martin Campbell. Harold Torres (ZeroZeroZero), Taj Atwal (Line of Duty), and Ray Fearon (Beauty and the Beast) also play supporting roles in film, which is currently shooting in Bulgaria.
The film is based on the book De Zaak Alzheimer by Jef Geeraerts as well as the Belgian film The Memory of a Killer, directed by Erik Van Looy.
Dario Scardapane has written the adaptation, which follows Alex Lewis (Neeson), an expert assassin with a reputation for discreet precision. When Alex refuses to complete a job for a dangerous criminal organization, he becomes a target and must go on the hunt for those who want him dead.
The project is being produced by Oscar-winner Cathy Schulman, through her Welle Entertainment banner, Rupert Maconick, Black Bear’s Michael Heimler, and Arthur Sarkissian. Black Bear’s Teddy Schwarzman and Ben Stillman will serve as executive producers along with Peter Bouckaert and Rudy Durand.