Breaking In is an upcoming American thriller film directed by James McTeigue and starring Gabrielle Union. Union is also set to produce the film alongside Will Packer, James Lopez, Craig Perry and Sheila Taylor. The plot follows a single mother who must protect her two children after the mansion of her recently deceased father is invaded by burglars. Principal photography began in July 2017 in Southern California. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on May 11, 2018.
The film follows single mother, Shaun Russell (Gabrielle Union), who, after the sudden death of her wealthy father, takes her two children, Glover and Jasmine, to his Malibu mansion in order to settle his estate. But at the mansion are four criminal convicts intent on finding the deceased’s safe and making off with its goods. They take Shaun’s children hostage and force her to get the money, but then she begins killing them off to save her kids.
Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father’s secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After managing to escape, Shaun must now figure out a way to turn the tables on the desperate thieves and save her captive children.
Initial release: May 11, 2018 (USA)
Director: James McTeigue
Written by: Jaime Primak Sullivan
Distributed by: Universal Pictures
Producers: Gabrielle Union, Will Packer, Craig Perry, Sheila Taylor, James Lopez
Production companies: Will Packer Productions, Practical Pictures