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Sam Claflin Set to Star in Lionsgate’s ‘Bagman’ Thriller

Sam Claflin is best understood for his functions like Finnick Odair in The Appetite Games and now the star is requiring to Lionsgates brand-new thriller Bagman! Directed by Peaky Blinders director Colm McCarthy, the movie script is being penned by John Hulme and will be produced by Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey.

Meredith Wieck and Jorge Alfaro are managing the task for Lionsgate with Temple Hill officer John Fischer, who brought the task in, managing it for Temple Hill. Dan Freedman managed the offer for the studio.

The summary for the movie is as follows: “A father desperately struggles against his deepest inner fear when his childhood monster once again returns to haunt him. Only this time the fight isnt for himself; its for his family.” Claflin has actually been doing more of these thriller-type movies throughout the year, most just recently starring opposite Casey Affleck in the movie Every Breath You Take. However taking the lead in the Lionsgate movie is a terrific brand-new action for the star.


Claflin ended up being a fan preferred with his operate in The Appetite Games. Finnick was a character that indicated a lot to fans (myself consisted of) therefore to see him shine in Bagman is a terrific brand-new experience not just for Claflin as an entertainer however for us as fans of both Finnick and Claflin.

“Since we first worked with him on Catching Fire, Sam has grown into a compelling leading man. We’re thrilled that he responded so strongly to this project and we’re looking forward to starting production with him and our good friends at Temple Hill,” Nathan Kahane, president, Lionsgate Movie Group stated about Claflin signing up with the task.

This isnt the very first thriller for Claflin, who was likewise in The Peaceful Ones back in 2014 and has actually continued to play in the category a bit throughout his profession. While he may have played a secondary function sometimes, its extraordinary to have actually him lead a movie for Lionsgate. Claflin and McCarthy have both dealt with the very same series prior to with Peaky Blinders however McCarthy directed in Season 2 while Claflin played Oswald Mosley beginning in Season 5.

This is a terrific time to be fans of Claflin, and its going to be enjoyable to see him handle his function in Bagman! We cant wait to see what McCarthy, Claflin, and business have in shop for us!

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