Pierce Brosnan will star opposite the already cast Owen Wilson in "The Coup" at Crime Scene Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.
Shooting kicks off in Southeast Asia in October and follows an American family that relocates to the region only to become embroiled in a violent coup as rebels mercilessly attack the city. Brosnan plays a mysterious and ultimately heroic government operative.
John Erick Dowdle ("Devil") will direct from a screenplay he co-wrote with his brother Drew Dowdle. Adam Ripp, Rob Paris, Steve Alexander and Drew Dowdle will produce.