Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in the heist thriller ‘Cut and Run’ at New Republic Pictures.

The project focuses on a group of thieves who use high-powered speed boats to rob super-yachts. Their caper takes a turn when they steal the wrong thing from the wrong group of people.

John Glenn wrote the spec scripts. Gyllenhaal will produce the film through his company Nine Stories Productions. New Republic founder Brian Oliver and president Bradley Fischer will also produce alongside Glenn.

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Gyllenhaal most recently starred in Antoine Fuqua’s Netflix thriller ‘The Guilty’, as well as the Universal animated film ‘Spirit Untamed’, Jon Watts’ ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’, Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’, Jacques Audiard’s ‘The Sisters Brothers’ and Paul Dano’s ‘Wildlife.’

Glenn is a writer, director and exec producer whose credits include ‘Eagle Eye’, ‘SEAL Team’, ‘Allegiance’, ‘Hatfields & McCoys’ and ‘The Lazarus Project’. He is currently mounting a series adaptation of ‘The House on Hoarder Hill’ for Sam Raimi and Wiip Studios.