Australian filmmaker Aaron Wilson is set to make his freshman American directorial effort on action thriller Mercy Road
Written by Roy Freirich, the film follows the story of a small town sheriff whose daughter dies after she is given counterfeit medication.
Filming is expected to take place in the U.S. and Malaysia in 2015.
Born in rural Australia, Wilson made his mark in 2013 with WWII thriller Canopy -
his feature film directorial debut, which had its world premiere as an official selection at the prestigious 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Distributor Monterey Media acquired all U.S. rights to the film in February 2014. No release date has been set.