Aussie actor Travis Fimmel (Vikings) and Colson “Machine Gun Kelly” Baker (The Dirt) will be starring in an upcoming action-thriller titled One Way.
The film will find MGK playing Freddy, a guy on the run with with a bag of cocaine and cash after being involved in the attempted robbery of his former crime boss. Now, suffering from a wound that could prove fatal, Freddy heads onto a bus driving into the California desert – with his boss and her henchmen on his tail.
As reported by Deadline, the film is to be directed by Andrew Baird, making his sophomore feature film following upcoming sci-fi pic Zone 414, which stars Fimmel and Guy Pearce. The screenplay comes from Ben Conway.
“We are excited to partner again with the top-notch filmmaker team behind Zone 414 for this amazing new action-thriller,” said Delphine Perrier, COO Highland Film Group, the company handling worldwide sales and launching the project at TIFF virtual market.
“When we read the script of One Way, we were captivated not only by the exciting action scenes, multiple twists, and unexpected ending… but also by the powerful message of survival and deserving second chances.”
Kimmel can be seen in Ridley Scott’s HBO Max sci-fi series Raised by Wolves and will be soon seen in aforementioned sci-fi film Zone 414 and the comedy El Tonto, the latter starring Jason Sudeikis and written & directed by Charlie Day.
Apart from continuing with a successful music career, MGK has been expanding his acting resume quite a bit of late, recent credits including Bird Box, Captive State and Project Power. His upcoming credits include thrillers Midnight in the Switchgrass, with Bruce Willis and girlfriend Megan Fox, and Wash Me In the River, with Robert DeNiro and John Malkovich.
Cameras on One Way are expected to begin rolling in January 2021.