Fortress is a 2021 American action thriller film about a retired CIA agent and his son fending off criminals in their high-tech bunker.
The film is the first of a trilogy starring Bruce Willis. Principal photography on Fortress 2 has already been completed by director Josh Sternfeld – it was filmed back-to-back with the first entry in Puerto Rico – and the sequel is currently in post-production.
Directed by James Cullen Bressack (Hot Seat; Survive the Game; Beyond the Law; Blood Craft; Bethany; Pernicious; Blood Lake) from a screenplay written by Alan Horsnail. Produced by Randall Emmett, George Furla, Bobby Ranghelov, Luillo Ruiz and Chad A. Verdi.
The Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films (EFO Films)-Grindstone Entertainment Group-Verdi Productions co-production stars Bruce Willis (Apex; Midnight in the Switchgrass; Out of Death; Hard Kill; Cosmic Sin; Breach; Glass; Die Hard franchise), Chad Michael Murray (Survive the Game; Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman; Camp Cold Brook; House of Wax), Jesse Metcalfe, Shannen Doherty, Sean Kanan, Kelly Greyson and Ser’Darius Blain.
Robert (Bruce Willis) is a retired CIA agent living at a secret resort in the woods. One day, his estranged son Paul (Jesse Metcalfe) arrives at the camp for a visit. Unfortunately, Paul is followed by Robert’s old nemesis, Balzary (Chad Michael Murray).
As the site is besieged by Balzary’s attack squad, father and son retreat to a high-tech bunker. But are its steel walls and advanced weapons of the bunker powerful enough to match Balzary’s bloodthirsty plans for revenge?
In the US, Fortress will be released by Lionsgate theatrically in select locations and On-Demand on December 17th 2021.
Cast and characters:
Bruce Willis … Robert
Chad Michael Murray … Balzary
Jesse Metcalfe … Paul
Shannen Doherty … Dobbs
Sean Kanan … Vlad
Kelly Greyson … Kate
Ser’Darius Blain … Ulysses
James Cullen Bressack … Balzary’s Driver
Natalie Burn … Sandra
Michael Sirow … Ken Blain
Luis Da Silva Jr. … Axel
Simon Phillips … Driver
Katalina Viteri … Sophia
Trae Ireland … Jack
John D. Hickman … Drake
Kaleina Cordova … Ava
Canyon Prince … McNeil
Eric West … Matthews
Leslee Emmett … Marcia
Daniel Salinas González … Viktor
Thomas Curran … Tech
Not to be confused with the 1992 Stuart Gordon film of the same name which stars Christopher Lambert, Loryn Locklin and Kurtwood Smith.