THREE SECONDS

Written by: Matt Cook, with revisions by Rowan Joffe and Alex Garland, based on Anders Roslund & Borge Hellström's best-selling novel "Three Seconds"
Produced by: Basil Iwanyk, Ollie Madden, Wayne Godfrey, Robert Jones
Genre: Action Thriller

 

PRE-PRODUCTION

With a sniper's bullet bearing down on him, three seconds is all it takes to change the course of Pete Hoffman's life...

In order to free himself from jail and return to his family, reformed-criminal and former special ops soldier Pete Hoffman has been working undercover for crooked FBI handlers, Agents Erica Wilson and Cliff Montgomery, cracking the Polish mob's drug trade in New York. But once Pete has gained the trust of mob leader The General, he is forced to return to the one place he's sacrificed so much to remain free from: Bale Hill Prison. The General wants Pete to build a drug network from the inside, while Montgomery and Wilson hope this is their chance to bring down The General and his network. To Pete, this is one last job to finally win his freedom and create a new life with his wife and daughter. 

Pete's mission becomes a race against time when a drug deal goes wrong and implicates him in the murder of an undercover NYPD officer, which could in turn touch Montgomery and the Bureau. When Detective Edward Grens starts digging into Pete's criminal past, threatening to expose the operation and thus the Bureau's secrets, Pete is utterly abandoned by them, facing a lifetime behind bars. Pete alone must rely on all his special ops training to escape the maximum security prison alive, and ensure the safety of his wife and daughter on the outside.

THREE SECONDS is a high-veolicity thriller about crime from both sides of the law.