Aaron Eckhart is set to star in the thriller “The Expatriate” for Informant Media reports Deadline.
Eckhart plays a CIA operative who leaves the agency to start a new life as a security consultant in Belgium and spend time with his estranged teenage daughter.
The pair soon end up on the run together when he discovers the security company no longer exists and his assistant is an assassin out to kill him. To make matters worse, his daughter doesn’t trust him when she learns of his past.
Philipp Stolzl (“North Face”) directs from a script by A.E. Amel. Shooting kicks off early next year on location in Belgium and Montreal.