High Wire Act

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High Wire Act
Directed by Brad Anderson
Produced by Tony Gilroy
Ted Field
Mike Weber
Shivani Rawat
Monica Levinson
Written by Tony Gilroy
Starring Jon Hamm
Rosamund Pike
Dean Norris
Shea Whigham
Larry Pine
Mark Pellegrino
Music by John Debney
Cinematography Björn Charpentier
Radar Pictures
ShivHans Pictures
Distributed by Bleecker Street (US)
Country United States
Language English

High Wire Act is an upcoming American political thriller film directed by Brad Anderson.


In 1980s Beirut, a former U.S. diplomat returns to service to save a colleague from the group responsible for the death of his family.



In May 2015, Deadline reported that Jon Hamm had signed on to star;[1] in July 2015, Rosamund Pike joined the cast.[2] In May 2016, ShivHans Pictures came on board to produce and finance the film. Dean Norris, Shea Whigham, Larry Pine, and Mark Pellegrino joined the cast.[3] Filming began in Tangier, Morocco in June 2016.[3][4] Bleecker Street acquired the U.S. distribution rights in July 2017.[5]


  1. ^ Busch, Anita (May 6, 2015). "Jon Hamm Joins Tony Gilroy’s ‘High Wire Act’". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016. 
  2. ^ Jaafar, Ali (July 20, 2015). "Rosamund Pike Joining Jon Hamm In Brad Anderson’s ‘High Wire Act’". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Hipes, Patrick (May 4, 2016). "Jon Hamm-Rosamund Pike Pic ‘High Wire Act’ Moves Forward With ShivHans Financing & Cast – Cannes". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Playing this guy. Political thriller set in 1982 Beirut.". Twitter. 
  5. ^ "Bleecker Street Acquires High Wire Act". Bleecker Street. July 27, 2017. Retrieved July 27, 2017. 

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