Taglines: Courage. Risk. Sacrifice.
Life on the Line is a riveting action thriller and family drama centered on Beau (John Travolta), his beloved niece Bailey (Kate Bosworth) and the hardworking men who risk their lives to work “on the line” and keep the electric grid running. These unsung heroes brave raging storms and dangerously dizzying heights in their dedication to keeping the populace safe. Toiling hundreds of feet in the air on wires carrying as much as 500,000 volts of electricity, tragedy is often inches away.
Haunted by the electrocution death of his brother, Beau is devoted to Bailey and determined to see her go off to college and away from the life of linemen. Bailey has other plans, which include the strapping second-generation lineman Duncan (Devon Sawa), whom Beau despises. A deadly tempest is brewing and headed straight to their Texas town. Beau, Duncan and a legion of linemen are thrust into the eye of the storm and must face down impending disaster to keep their community connected.
Life on the Line is an American action film directed by David Hackl and written by Primo Brown, Marvin Peart and Peter I. Horton. The film stars John Travolta, Kate Bosworth, Devon Sawa, Gil Bellows, Julie Benz, Ryan Robbins and Sharon Stone. The film is scheduled to be released on November 18, 2016, by Lionsgate Premiere. The film follows a crew of high-wire workers who fixing the electric grid but eventually they are hit by a deadly storm and need to survive.
Life on the Line
Directed by: David Hackl
Starring: John Travolta, Kate Bosworth, Devon Sawa, Gil Bellows, Julie Benz, Ryan Robbins, Ty Olsson, Reese Alexander, Sharon Stone
Screenplay by: Primo Brown, Peter I. Horton
Production Design by: Renee Read
Cinematography by: Brian Pearson
Film Editing by: Jamie Alain
Costume Design by: Vicky Mulholland
Set Decoration by: Blair Stevens
Music by: Jeff Toyne
MPAA Rating: R for some violence / grisly images and brief strong language.
Studio: Lionsgate Premiere
Release Date: November 18, 2016