First Look at Jalmari Helander

Official still from the Bavaria set, plus more cast announced…

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An adrenaline-fuelled action adventure, ‘Big Game’ is written and directed by Jalmari Helander (‘Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale’) and combines the universal rite-of passage theme of iconic 80′s films, such as ‘E.T.’ and ‘The Karate Kid’ with the visceral thrill of high-concept action classics such as ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Taken.’

“When Air Force One is shot down by terrorists leaving the President of the United States (Samuel L. Jackson) stranded in the wilderness, there is only one person around who can save him – a 13-year old boy called Oskari (Onni Tommila).

In the forest on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk, Oskari had been planning to track down a deer, but instead discovers the most powerful man on the planet in an escape pod.

With the terrorists closing in to capture their own “Big Game” prize, the unlikely duo must team up to escape their hunters. As anxious Pentagon officials observe the action via satellite feed, it is up to the President and his new side-kick to prove themselves and survive the most extraordinary 24 hours of their lives.”

‘Big Game’ co-stars Jim Broadbent (‘Iris,’ ‘The Iron Lady’), Ray Stevenson (‘Thor: The Dark World,’ ‘GI Joe: Retaliation’), Mehmet Kurtulus (‘Short Sharp Shock’), Felicity Huffman (‘Transamerica,’ ‘Desperate Housewives’), Victor Garber (‘Titanic,’ ‘Argo’), and Ted Levine (‘The Silence of the Lambs,’ ‘American Gangster’).