STX bought the world-wide rights to the sequel of 2020 disaster movie ‘Greenland: The Migration’ starring Angel Has Fallen star Gerard Butler. STX cracked the deal at $75 million, $25 million for rights in North America (US and Canada) and another $50 million for international territories.
The first movie was also distributed by STX. But due to a pandemic, the movie missed the theaters in the United States. However, the movie was released in the international market and was played in more than 26 countries. The film was budgeted $35 million and grossed over $52 million from international markets including Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Russia. And later released in HBO Max and Amazon Prime.
Greenland (2020) was directed by Ric Roman Waugh and written by Chris Sparling. Apart from the lead actor Gerard Butler as John Garrity, Greenland starred, Morena Baccarin as Allison Garrity, Roger Dale Floyd as Nathan Garrity, Scott Glenn as Dale (Allison’s father), David Denman as Ralph Vento, Hope Davis as Judy Vento, Andrew Bachelor as Colin, Merrin Dungey as Major Breen, Gary Weeks as Ed Pruitt.
In the first movie, the story revolves around Garrity family, who tries to survive from comets coming to destroy the mother earth. And in the second part, the family leaves the safety bunker and explore the damaged Europe in search of new homes.
Greenland: Migration is the third movie in which Ric Waugh and Gerard Butler work together. Before, they came together in Greenland(2020) and Angel Has Fallen and will together again in Has Fallen.
The film will not release until late 2022 and 2023 as the filming hasn’t started yet.
Gerard Butler’s Upcoming ‘Chase’
Other than Greenland: Migration, Gerard’s will also be starring in Brian Goodman’s upcoming action-thriller movie ‘Chase’. The movie will also cast Jaimie Alexander from Thor: The Dark World, Russell Hornsby from Creed II and Ethan Embry from First Man. The rights of the movie are with Voltage Pictures.
“We could not be more excited to partner with Gerry, Alan, Marc and Brian on this wildly commercial film. Gerry has been and continues to be one of the most bankable movie stars on the planet and we can’t wait to share this film with our partners the world over,” said Jonathan Deckter, CEO of Voltage Pictures.