The Millennium/Summit Entertainment film is going to be produced by Michael De Luca.
Patrick Lussier will direct this project from a script he wrote with Todd Farmer. Production is set to start next month in Shreveport, La., with a February 11, 2011, release date.
Drive Angry focuses on a tough-as-nails man with a curious past as he races through the desert in pursuit of the man who killed his daughter and then kidnapped his daughter's child. Burke will be "a charismatic cult leader whose nefarious influence leads to kidnapping and murder."
Drive Angry was released February 25th, 2011 and stars Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, David Morse, Todd Farmer, Christa Campbell, Charlotte Ross. The film is directed by Patrick Lussier.