Brian Geraghty is going from the hot sands of Iraq to the frozen wilderness of one of the world’s highest mountains. THR reports the “Hurt Locker” star is set to take the lead in indie “Kilimanjaro”, which, like the name suggests, follows a man as he attempts to make the treacherous trek that has taken many lives.
However, filming will take place in New York next month under the direction of Walter Strafford, and the man is described as setting his sights on the nearly impossible goal following a recent breakup, so it’s unclear if he will actually make it to the mountain of if Kilimanjaro is more of a metaphoric obstacle in a more intimate character study.
Geraghty, who played specialist Owen Eldridge opposite Jeremy Renner’s rebellious William James and Anthony Mackie’s by-the-books JT Sanborn in Kathryn Bigelow’s 2009 Best Picture Oscar Winner “The Hurt Locker”, was recently seen in Channing Tatum’s TIFF-premiered high school reunion drama “Ten Year” and thriller “ATM” opposite Alice Eve and Josh Peck. He has completed filming on “Flight” opposite Denzel Washington, as well as indie flicks including Lionsgate’s comedy “Gay Dude” opposite Nicholas Braun and family drama “Refuge” with Krysten Ritter.