Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut, Nightcrawlers, has been picked up by Open Road Films for U.S. distribution. The dramatic thriller stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed, and Rene Russo, with Gyllenhaal, Tony Gilroy, Jennifer Fox, Michel Litvak, and David Lancaster producing.
“We are thrilled to re-team with Jake Gyllenhaal, with whom we shared great success on End Of Watch,” stated Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films. “Dan and Tony Gilroy are incredibly talented and have made a fantastic film and we couldn’t be happier about adding Nightcrawlers to our slate.”
Gilroy’s writing credits include Two for the Money, The Fall, Real Steel, and The Bourne Legacy.
Nightcrawlers tells the story of a driven young man (Gyllenhaal) who finds a home in the nocturnal world of freelance crime journalism in Los Angeles.
Source: Open Road Films
-By Rebecca Murray
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