HollywoodReporter.com — Chris Pine is attached to star in The Line, a gritty thriller that will be directed by David Gordon Green.
Sang Kyu Kim, a writer-producer on The Walking Dead, penned the script, which centers on a patrol agent (Pine) who finds himself in a downward spiral on the job and at home after he loses his wife and young son. He unexpectedly becomes the caretaker of a 10-year-old child who is orphaned after a shootout with a criminal cartel. As he protects the young boy by going on the run, the agent discovers he has enemies on both sides of the law and the border.
The project will be introduced to buyers in Berlin by IM Global, which is fully financing the film and handling international rights. CAA is handling domestic rights.