UPDATE: John Woo’s Silent Night is set to hit theaters on December 1, 2023 via Lionsgate.
Synopsis: The film is a gritty revenge tale of a tormented father (Kinnaman) who witnesses his young son die when caught in a gang’s crossfire on Christmas Eve. While recovering from a wound that costs him his voice, Kinnaman makes vengeance his life’s mission and embarks on a punishing training regimen in order to avenge his son’s death.
UPDATE: John Woo’s Silent Night has officially wrapped principal photography in Mexico City. Capstone Global is selling the action-thriller at Cannes.
UPDATE: Catalina Sandino Moreno (The Quarry) and Harold Torres (ZeroZeroZero) has joined the cast of Silent Night. Moreno is set to play Saya, the wife of Kinnaman’s Godlock, and Torres will take on the role of the gang leader, Playa.
Legendary action director John Woo (Hard Boiled, Face/Off) is set to return to Hollywood for the no dialogue actioner Silent Night starring Joel Kinnaman (The Suicide Squad).
Described as “a loud action tale, without a word of dialogue”, the film follows Kinnaman as Godlock, a father on a mission to avenge his young son, who was tragically caught in the crossfire of gang violence on Christmas Eve.
The project is produced by John Wick’s Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, Christian Mercuri and Lori Tilkin along with Capstone’s Ruzanna Kegeyan overseeing with Joe Gatta.
Additional casting is underway.