THE JACKET

Genre: THRILLER / SCIENCE FICTION / DRAMA

Release Dates: JANUARY 23, 2005 (SUNDANCE PREMIERE) / MARCH 4, 2005 (US RELEASE)

Taglines:

Terror has a new name.

When you die, all you want to do is come back.

I was 27 years old the first time I died.

Production Company: Mandalay Pictures / Warner Independent Pictures / Section Eight Ltd. / VIP 2+3 Medienfonds

Synopsis: A military veteran goes on a journey into the future, where he can foresee his death and is left with questions that could save his life and those he loves.

Crew: John Maybury (director); Tom Bleecker and Marc Rocco (story); Massy Tadjedin (screenplay); George Clooney, Peter Guber and Steven Soderbergh (producers); Peter McAleese and Andreas Schmid (co-producer); Todd Wagner, Ori Marmur, Chris Roberts, Jennifer Fox, Mark Cuban, Andreas Grosch and Ben Cosgrove (executive producers)

Cast: Adrien Brody as Jack Starks, Keira Knightley as Jackie, Jake Broder as Dr. Morgan, Daniel Craig as Mackenzie, Fish, Kris Kristofferson as Dr. Becker, Jennifer Jason Leigh as Dr. Lorenson, Jason Lewis as Cop, Kelly Lynch as Jean, Steven Mackintosh as Dr. Hopkins, Laura Marano as Little Jackie, Mackenzie Phillips as Nurse Harding, Ian Porter as Major, Brad Renfro as The Stranger and Tara Summers as Nina

Studio: Warner Independent Pictures (US) / Hollywood Classic Entertainment (2005) (Czech Republic) / Hoyts Distribution [au] (2005) (Australia) / Summit Entertainment (non-USA)

Other Info

TRIVIA

Mark Wahlberg and Colin Farrell were both considered for the role of Jack Starks before Adrien Brody landed the role.

At one point, Training Day director Antoine Fuqua was attached to direct.

Mark Cuban, who is one of the executve producers for the film, also owns the Dallas Mavericks NBA basketball team.