Saturday, May 30, 2015

Henry Cavill Ditches "Stratton"

Just five days before filming was to begin, actor Henry Cavill has abruptly pulled out of Simon West's a action thriller "Stratton" due to 'creative differences' over the script says Variety.

 Based on the the lead character in author Duncan Falconer's series--the first of eight novels called The Hostage, follows action from the borders of Kazakhstan and China, to mainland Europe and then London. The story focuses on John Stratton a Special Boat Service operative who works with the intelligence services in Northern Ireland.

The project was originally optioned and developed by Ileen Maisel and Lawrence Elman
The studio suits said in a statement that it plans to move ahead on the pic:

"It is with great regret that we announce that Henry Cavill has pulled out of ‘Stratton’ due to creative differences on the script of the movie. With production due to commence next week, we wish to keep the production team together and Simon West as director so are working now to replace Henry. Production will be delayed whilst we do this. Further announcements will be made in due course."

 Filming was due to begin in London and Rome next week

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