Woody Harrelson-Simu Liu Thriller ‘Last Breath’ Lands at Focus Features Out of Cannes

Focus Features has acquired the North American theatrical rights to the forthcoming deep-sea diver-themed rescue drama, “Last Breath.” This suspenseful film will be brought to screen by a stellar cast led by Woody Harrelson, Simu Liu, and Finn Cole. Beyond the U.S., Focus Features has also procured the rights for the movie in select international regions. The release date for “Last Breath” remains unannounced.

About the Movie ‘Last Breath’

“Last Breath” is an adrenaline-pumping, true-story-based film. The storyline revolves around an experienced deep-sea diver’s struggles against the elements during his ultimate rescue mission. The narrative creates a riveting portrayal of teamwork as the audience is drawn into a race against time.

The screenplay for “Last Breath” was a collective effort by Alex Parkinson, Mitchelle LaFortune, and David Brooks, inspired by the 2019 documentary sharing the same name. The directorial reins will be held by Parkinson and Richard da Costa. The production crew includes David Brooks, Paul Brooks, Stewart Le Maréchal, Al Morrow, Anna Mohr-Pietsch, Jeremy Plager, Hal Sadoff, and Norman Golightly.

Project Updates and Cast Members’ Future Endeavors

In addition to “Last Breath,” Woody Harrelson is expected to appear in Apple’s “Fly Me to the Moon” with Channing Tatum and the comedy film “Ella McCay,” starring Ayo Edebiri and Jamie Lee Curtis. He is also set to reprise his role as Merritt McKinney for the highly-anticipated “Now You See Me 3.”

Simu Liu, on the other hand, will be starring alongside Jennifer Lopez in Netflix’s new action sci-fi, “Atlas.” He is also speculated to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for “Shang-Chi 2,” which is currently under development.

Wrapping Up

“Last Breath” promises a high-stakes, action-packed adventure that portrays human resilience in the face of extreme adversity. With its riveting plot and an impressive cast, it is certainly a movie to watch out for in the upcoming releases. For the latest updates, check out HitPlay.

This article may contain affiliate links, which means we may earn a commission if you purchase through these links.