EXCLUSIVE: Lana Condor (To All the Boys movies), Desmin Borges (The Time Traveler’s Wife) and Callan Mulvey (The Gray Man) have signed on to star alongside Chase Stokes in Monarch Media’s thriller Valiant One, which works into manufacturing in Vancouver later this month.
The first characteristic directed by Monarch’s Steve Barnett watches as a U.S. helicopter crashes on the North Korean facet of the DMZ. With tensions between the North and South already on the verge of battle, the surviving U.S. Army non-combat tech troopers should work collectively to guard a civilian tech-specialist and discover their method throughout the DMZ, with out the opportunity of U.S. army assist.
Condor will play Selby, a hard-as-nails and extremely succesful, however very inexperienced Medic Specialist, who joined the U.S. army after turning into a citizen to present again to her new homeland. Borges is about for the position of Josh Weaver, a civilian protection contractor, cocky with sufficient smarts to again it up, and obnoxious till the load of the hazard settles in on him and he turns into a part of the staff. Mulvey will painting Chris Lebold the square-jawed Delta Operative and poster baby for American heroic iconography, who’s in a heap of hassle and ache when the staff crashes however stays a pacesetter all through.
Eric Tipton wrote the script, which relies on an unique concept by Barnett. Bernie Goldmann will produce alongside Monarch principals Barnett and Alan Powell, with Monarch principal Vicky L. Patel serving as government producer.
Condor is finest recognized for her starring position as Lara Jean in Netflix’s hit YA romance trilogy To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, having extra not too long ago starred reverse Cole Sprouse in HBO Max’s sci-fi rom-com, Moonshoot. Other notable credit on the a part of the actress embrace Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel, Peter Berg’s Patriots Day, X-Men: Apocalypse
Borges is finest recognized for activates such collection as The Time Traveler’s Wife (HBO), Welcome to Flatch (Fox), Utopia (Prime Video) and You’re the Worst (FX), having acquired an Imagen Award nominaton for his work on the latter. He’s additionally beforehand appeared in movies together with Private Life, Never Here, Carrie Pilby, Gabriel, All Is Bright and Compliance, amongst others. Also developing for the actor is Lionsgate’s motion rom-com Shotgun Wedding, which has him starring alongside Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel, D’Arcy Carden, Jennifer Coolidge and extra.
Mulvey has beforehand been seen on such collection as AMC+’s Firebite, BBC’s The Luminaries and Starz’s Power, to call a couple of. Notable movie credit embrace The Gray Man, Shadow within the Cloud, Avengers: Endgame, Outlaw King, Warcraft, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 300: Rise of an Empire and Zero Dark Thirty. The actor will subsequent star reverse Oscar nominee Tim Roth within the Australian drama collection Last King of the Cross, which is able to stream on Paramount+.
Condor is represented by CAA and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman; Borges by Gersh, Suskin/Karshan Management and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller; and Mulvey by Paradigm and Anonymous Content.