New project: ‘Survivor’ Thriller with Milla Jovovich, Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan

Angela Bassett, Pierce Brosnan, Milla Jovovich and Emma Thompson are set to star in Millennium Films’ upcoming thriller, Survivor, Deadline reports. James McTeigue (V For Vendetta, The Raven) is attached to direct.

The film, scripted by Phil Shelby, follows an American woman (Jovovich) working in London for the U.S. State Department. When her offices are bombed, she, the lone survivor, finds herself caught up in a conspiratorial plot, leading to her becoming a fugitive from the law. She only has until New Year’s Eve to clear her name and stop another targeted attack.

Originally slated to star Katherine Heigl and Clive Owen, the project is now targeting a January 2014 shoot with production set to take place in London. Charles Irwin Winkler are attached to produce.