Pierce Brosnan’s ‘I.T.’ lands distributor

“I.T.” tells the story of Mike Regan (Brosnan), a successful, self-made man family man who finds himself in a deadly, high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse after his IT consultant stalks him.

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RLJ Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to the thriller “I.T”, directed by John Moore (“Good Day to Die Hard”) and written by Dan Kay (“Pay the Ghost”) and William Wisher, Jr. (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”).

The Pierce Brosnan project also stars Anna Friel, Stefanie Scott and James Frecheville and releases in theaters and On Demand September 2016.

Brosnan reinvigorated the popularity of the Bond franchise in box-office blockbusters including “Goldeneye” (1995), “Tomorrow Never Dies” (1997), “The World Is Not Enough” (1999) and “Die Another Day” (2002).

Mark Ward, RLJE’s chief acquisitions officer, made the announcement.

“We’re excited to work with the very talented Pierce Brosnan,” said Ward.  “With Brosnan’s mass appeal and a well-written script with exciting twists and turns, the film will prove to be an audience favorite.”

“I.T.”  tells the story of Mike Regan (Brosnan), a successful, self-made man family man who finds himself in a deadly, high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse when his I.T. consultant, Ed (Frecheville), starts using his skills to stalk Mike’s daughter.  In a world where there is no privacy, and personal secrets can go viral by the click of a mouse, Mike needs to rely on his old connections to defeat a new kind of nemesis.

Brosnan, a two-time Golden Globe Award nominee, also serves as executive producer.

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