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Directed by Chris Nahon
Produced by Mark Williams
Albert Martinez Martin
Written by Stephen Caves
Starring Josh Hartnett
Studio 2B Pictures
Future Films
Zero Gravity Management
Distributed by Germany & Benelux
Wild Bunch
Scanbox Entertainment
Middle East
ECS Film Distribution
Release date(s) USA
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $16 million USD [1]

Gunslinger is an upcoming dystopian all-action revenge-driven thriller set in the near future in the snowy wasteland of a post-apocalyptic America. Directed by French action helmer Chris Nahon and starring American actor Josh Hartnett, the film takes a re-imagined look at what might happen when the lawlessness of the Old West returns but with better weapons. Gunslinger is currently in pre-production and principal photography is set to begin in spring 2010 with a release in 2011.[2]



In 2012, the world economy collapses.

In 2014, all first world governments crumble.

In 2015, the power and lights go out.

2018, Wisconsin, USA. Communities live in fear, protected by paid gunmen. Jake, a former engineer, is now hunting for food to feed his family. One day, he sees smoke in the distance and realises that it is his home. A gang, led by the psychopathic Brody, has attacked and murdered his family. Seeking revenge, he enlists the skills of his gun slinging brother Sev to exact revenge upon the killers.[3]


  • Josh Hartnett as Sev, an ex-military who sets out with his grieving brother Jake to seek revenge for the murder of the latter's family.[4]
  • Anna Anissimova as Kate, a barmaid who helps Sev and Jake carry out their revenge.[3]


Gunslinger is produced by Mark Williams and 2B Pictures' Albert Martinez Martin. The film will mark the fifth collaboration between Williams and 2B Pictures which was launched in 2008 by U.K.-based Future Film Group to produce independent features.[2] Simon Crowe's ambitious sales outfit SC Films, which was launched in 2008 as a joint venture between Crowe and Aurelius Investments, is handling international sales.[1] Lensing was set to begin in Québec, Canada in spring 2010 but no production schedule has been announced for the film yet.[5]


  1. ^ a b "SC closes key Euro deals on Gunslinger". Screen Daily (Geoffrey Macnab). November 5, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  2. ^ a b "Josh Hartnett aims for 'Gunslinger'". Variety (Ali Jaafar). September 10, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  3. ^ a b "Gunslinger". SC Films International (SC Films). Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  4. ^ "Josh Hartnett lines up for thriller 'Gunslinger'". Entertainment Weekly (Wendy Mitchell). September 10, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  5. ^ "Movie stars in Montreal". CJAD (Shuyee Lee). November 6, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 

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