Open Road Films has acquired distribution rights and is scheduled to release Joe Carnahan’s survival thriller “The Grey” in U.S. cinemas on January 27th 2012 reports Screen Daily.
Liam Neeson plays the lead of a group of oil-rig roughnecks whose plane crashes in the remote Alaskan wilderness.
Battling mortal injuries and merciless weather, the group have only a few days to escape both the icy elements and a vicious pack of wolves on the hunt.
Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, James Badge Dale and Nonso Anozie also star. Carnahan, Jules Daly, Ridley Scott and Mickey Liddell produced.