The first five minutes from the Guy Pearce starring forthcoming space-set action thriller Lockout have emerged online. Produced/co-written by Luc Besson & directed by the pair James Mather & Stephen St. Leger, the movie follows an ex-government agent [Pearce] wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the US. This former operative is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president’s daughter [Maggie Grace] from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates. Lockout hits theaters April 20th & co-stars Peter Stormare, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James & Vincent Regan. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "Starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace and set in the near future, ‘Lockout’ follows a falsely convicted ex- government agent (Pearce), whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President’s daughter (Grace) from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison."