Akan Satayev directed the film from Sanzhar Sultanov and Timur Zhaksylykov’s screenplay about three young coders who fall foul of the authorities and the shadowy operators behind their criminal paymasters.
Hacker shot in New York, Hong Kong, Toronto and Bangkok and stars Callan McAuliffe, Lorraine Nicholson, Daniel Eric Gold and Clifton Collins Jr.
Sultanov’s production company Know Rules Media produced with Satayev’s SataiFilm. Loudon Owen and Jai Khanna from Brillstein Entertainment Partners are the executive producers.
“We were immediately intrigued by Hacker because it is very topical and timely,” said Electric’s head of international distribution Sonia Mehandjiyska. “It deals with a scary situation that could unfortunately become a reality for all of us one day.”
“When we finished the film, we felt confident that we have a good film,” said Satayev
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Sanzhar Sultanov is producing “Hacker” and Akan Satayev is directing. Shooting is set to begin on Nov. 28 in Toronto, Dubai, Thailand and New York.
McAuliffe will play an intelligent and amoral computer genius who joins an underground network of computer-based criminals known as DarkWeb in an effort to uncover the identity of the org’s master hacker.
McAuliffe will soon be seen in the remake of the Japanese anime “Kite” alongside Samuel Jackson, and in the U.K. sci-fier “Our Robot Overlords” with Ben Kingsley and Gillian Anderson.
He is repped by CAA, Rgm, and Felker, Toczek, Gellman and Suddelson.
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