Hollywood veteran Mel Gibson will play the lead role in the upcoming thriller film Hot Seat.
According to Deadline, the 65-year-old actor will also produce the feature film, which will be directed by James Cullen Bresack.
Hot Seat follows an ex-hacker who is forced to break into high-end banking institutions by an unknown man who planted a bomb under his chair in his office.
Gibson plays the man who must try to break into a trapped building to get the young man out of the hot seat.
The film is based on the story of Leon Langford and Colin Watts.
Hot Seat will be produced by Randall Emmett and George Furla with Bresack.