Film: 2009: September: "Whiteout"

Getting caught in a "Whiteout"

For U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko, things are about to get even more dangerous. The only law enforcement in this unforgiving territory, she has just been sent to investigate a body on the ice. Antarctica's first homicide. A shocking discovery in itself, it will plunge her into an even more bizarre mystery and the revelation of secrets long-buried under the endless ice...secrets that someone believes are still worth killing for.

Photo above: KATE BECKINSALE as Carrie in Warner Bros. Pictures’ suspense thriller “Whiteout.” Photo by Rafy

Whiteout Movie Trailer

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Opened in theatres on September 11, 2009

Warner Bros. Pictures / Dark Castle Entertainment)

Director: Dominic Sena
Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber, based on Greg Rucka's graphic novel
Producers: Joel Silver, Susan Downey
Executive Producers: Steve Richards, Don Carmody, Greg Rucka

Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Gabriel Macht, Tom Skerritt, Columbus Short, Alex O'Loughlin

Antarctica...
The most isolated landmass on Earth
90° S. latitude, zero E. longitude
Six million square miles of ice
Six months of darkness
Temperatures at minus-120 degrees
Winds at 100 miles per hour

"White out" Movie Synopsis

Suspense Thriller. Carrie Stetko, the lone U.S. Marshal assigned to Antarctica, is investigating the continent's first murder, which draws her into a shocking mystery.

Now, with only three days until winter, Carrie must solve the crime before Antarctica is plunged into darkness and she is stranded with the killer.

After two years stationed at Antarctica's South Pole research base, lone U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko (Kate Beckinsale) is as anxious as anyone to be going home.

She's turned in her resignation and is counting the hours and minutes to the last plane out. But three days before departure, a body turns up on the ice and Carrie is immediately thrust into Antarctica's first murder investigation. As the death toll mounts, the mystery deepens with shifting loyalties, deadly whiteouts, and a relentless killer who will stop at nothing to protect a secret buried for over sixty years.

Now with everyone around her packing up and getting out, Carrie must solve the crime before Antarctica is plunged into six months of darkness and she is stranded with the killer on a land where nothing comes in and no one gets out.

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Dark Castle Entertainment, a Dominic Sena Film: the action thriller "Whiteout," starring Kate Beckinsale ("Underworld"), Gabriel Macht ("The Spirit"), Columbus Short ("Stomp the Yard") and Tom Skerritt ("Contact"). The film is directed by Dominic Sena ("Swordfish") from a screenplay by Jon Hoeber & Erich Hoeber and Chad Hayes & Carey W. Hayes, based on the graphic novel by Greg Rucka and Steve Lieber and published by Oni Press.

"Whiteout" is produced by Joel Silver, Susan Downey and David Gambino. Executive producers are Steve Richards, Don Carmody and Greg Rucka. Co-producers are Richard Mirisch and Adam Kuhn. The creative team includes director of photography Chris Soos, supervising editor Stuart Baird, film editor Martin Hunter and production designer Graham "Grace" Walker. The costume designers are Wendy Partridge and Nicoletta Massone. Music is by John Frizzell.

Official Web site: www.whiteoutmovie.com

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