Lizzy Greene to Star in 5X Media’s Indie Thriller ‘High Tide’

“A Million Little Things” actor Lizzy Greene is set to star in and executive produce 5X Media’s “High Tide,” a survival thriller that follows a group of friends stranded on an island in the Pacific.

“High Tide” is the first feature film by management-production firm 5X Media.

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The film’s official logline reads, “Greene plays Hannah who, mourning the death of her sister, takes off around the world. Her journey leads her to Fiji and on a tour of an isolated atoll—a volcanic island that disappears with each high tide. But when the group are stranded, the rapidly rising ocean begins to reveal its terrifying inhabitants.”

Directed by David Straiton (“Narcos” and “The Originals”), and written by Erik Patterson and Jessica Scott (“Abandoned”), the film will begin production this fall in South East Asia. Scott Einbinder (“Killer Joe”) and Matt Bierman (“Deep Blue Sea”) will produce.

“I’m thrilled to collaborate with the talents of director David Straiton and producers Scott Einbinder at 5X Media and Matt Bierman,” Greene said. “Exploring Hannah’s odyssey amidst the backdrop of practical and special FX in our shark-centric tale is going to add a great dimension to the storytelling process. It’ll be a challenge, and I’m eager to dive into the creative waters with this incredible team.”

Greene at present is filming the upcoming Netflix series “Ransom Canyon,” which also stars Josh Duhamel, Minka Kelly and James Brolin.

5X Media was launched last year by Einbinder, former CEO of Cristal Pictures. Former Keshet Intl. chief Alon Shtruzman and former Bunim/Murray Prods. CEO Gil Goldschein joined 5X Media earlier this year to rev up the company’s production activity. The now serve as co-CEOs and equity partners in 5X with Einbinder, who launched the company in January 2023 and is its executive chairman.

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