McMahon Has 'Premonition' for TriStar

Julian McMahon has signed on to star opposite Sandra Bullock in the thriller "Premonition." German helmer Mennan Yapo already has boarded the film, which is a Hyde Park production for TriStar Pictures and MGM.

The story centers on a housewife (Bullock) whose husband dies in a car crash and is shocked when he appears alive the next day.

Hyde Park Entertainment's Ashok Amritraj and Jon Jashni are producing. Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Sunil Perkash also are producing.

The film marks the third effort from the new TriStar, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment that was relaunched last year under president Valerie Van Galder as a genre label. "Running With Scissors" and "Silent Hill" are the other upcoming TriStar titles. The label also picked up worldwide English-language distribution rights to Media 8's romantic comedy "Wedding Daze" last week at the American Film Market in Santa Monica.

Recently appointed senior vp acquisitions and production Matt Brodlie will oversee the project for TriStar.

Shooting for the film is set to begin in January in Louisiana.

McMahon is repped managed by CAA and 3 Arts Entertainment.

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Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit write for The Hollywood Reporter.

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