deadline EXCLUSIVE: John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Rachelle Lefevre, Jacki Weaver and Luis Guzman are starring in Reclaim, a suspense thriller inspired by true events. The film is just getting underway in Puerto Rico, directed by Alan White (Erskineville Kings). The most recent script draft is by Luke Davies, from an original script by Carmine Gaeta.
Phillippe and Lefevre (The Twilight Saga) play an American couple who head to Puerto Rico to finalize the adoption of their new 7-year-old daughter, a Haitian orphan named Nina. When take the time to explore the idyllic coast to bond as a new family, Steven clashes with an intimidating local (Cusack), and Nina disappears from her bed one night.
The film is being produced by Paradox Entertainment’s Fredrik Malmberg and Silvio Muraglia, and Brian and Josh Etting of Paradox Entertainment. Arclight Films is handling international sales and Paradox will make the domestic deal.