Set against the stunning, raw backdrop of 1700s Canada, Frontier is a thrilling action-adventure series revolving around warring factions vying for control of the fur trade in a ruthless game of wealth and power. Irish stowaway Michael Smyth has barely stepped foot into the New World when he becomes embroiled in a dangerous battle between the fearless and violent Declan Harp and the formidable Lord Benton of the Hudson's Bay Company. A dramatic story of revenge and riches, betrayal and brutality, and survival of the fittest in the James Bay fur trade, everyone is gunning to be the last man standing – from the combustible Scottish Brown Brothers, to crafty ale house owner Grace Emberly, to treacherous Captain Chesterfield, to millionaire Samuel Grant. All are willing to do whatever it takes to hold the keys to the New World.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Frontier - Triple Frontier (film) - Netflix
Triple Frontier is an upcoming American adventure crime-drama film directed by J. C. Chandor, with a screenplay by Chandor and Mark Boal. The film stars Ben Affleck, Adria Arjona, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, Pedro Pascal, and Oscar Isaac.
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In October 2010, Tom Hanks and Johnny Depp entered into “talks” to join the cast of the film, to be directed by Kathryn Bigelow from a screenplay by Mark Boal with shooting set to commence in early 2011. In November 2010, Tom Hanks was officially cast. Production lagged, and, in June 2015, it was announced that J. C. Chandor was in talks to direct the film for Paramount Pictures, while Bigelow left because she wanted to focus on her film about Bowe Bergdahl. Both Hanks and Will Smith were in talks for the lead roles. The film, alternately titled Sleeping Dogs, would be produced by Roven and Alex Gartner through Atlas Entertainment. In September 2015, Chandler officially signed on to helm the film. On January 20, 2016, it was reported that Depp was once again in early talks to star in the film, while Hanks' attachment was not yet not confirmed and Smith had left due to scheduling conflicts with Collateral Beauty. In January 2017, it was reported that Channing Tatum and Tom Hardy were in talks to join the film, with Depp and Hanks no longer up for roles. In February 2017, Mahershala Ali joined the cast with Tatum and Hardy also officially signed on. On April 12, 2017, a month before shooting was set to commence, it was reported that Triple Frontier had been dropped by Paramount, and Tatum and Hardy would no longer be a part of the cast, while Ali and Adria Arjona were still attached to star. On May 1, 2017, it was reported that Netflix was in negotiations to acquire the rights to the film with Ben Affleck and Casey Affleck in negotiations for the roles Hardy and Tatum vacated with Ali and Arjona remaining on the project. Ben Affleck exited the film in early July 2017 due to personal reasons. On July 26, 2017, it was reported that Mark Wahlberg was in talks to join the film in the role Affleck vacated, along with him also joining Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal, while Arjona was also still attached to the project. Principal production was set to commence in August 2017 in Hawaii and Colombia. On March 19, 2018, it was announced that Triple Frontier, to potentially be retitled, would commence principal production on March 26, 2018 in Oahu, Hawaii. Ben Affleck had signed back on to star with Oscar Isaac, Hunnam, Hedlund, Pascal, and Arjona also set to star. Ali had been forced to drop out of the project when production was delayed.
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