Pearce, Stormare Get Put In “Lockout”

Guy Pearce, Peter Stomare and Tom Hollander will star in the R-rated sci-fi action feature “Lockout” for EuropaCorp says the trades.

Pearce plays a government agent trying to save the president’s daughter (Maggie Grace) from rioting convicts in an outer-space maximum-security prison. James Mather and Stephen St. Leger direct from a script they co-wrote with producer Luc Besson.

FilmDistrict recently scored all U.S. rights to the feature which begins filming in January and will get an early 2012 release.