Saban Films announced today that they have secured the U.S. rights to the Mel Gibson thriller On the Line,where Gibson portrays a radio host confronted with a hostile caller over the course of a single night. The film is director, writer and producer Romuald Boulanger’s second feature following his 2020 debut Connectés. On The Line also stars Kevin Dillon (“Entourage,” Buddy Games, Dirt), Enrique Arce (Terminator: Dark Fate, ”Money Heist,” “Knightfall”), William Moseley (The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, “The Royals”), and Nadia Farès (Connectés, “Luther”). The film is currently in post-production, with Saban Films planning a November 2022 release.
On the Line is produced by Boulanger on behalf of his company R-Lines Productions, Robert Ogden Barnum, and Marc Frydman. Pierre Caravano serves as executive producer alongside Three Point Capital’s Ali Jazayeri and David Gendron, BondIt’s Matthew Helderman and Luke Taylor, Caliwood Pictures’ Jina Panebianco and Wesley Sierk, and Joseph Panebianco. The deal was negotiated by Jonathan Saba for Saban Films and Fortitude International’s Nadine de Barros, who is also representing the international rights.