Bleiberg Entertainment has partnered up with BB Film Productions to produce the upcoming thriller Predilection, directed by Marcio Garcia and written by The Birth of a Nation writer-director-star Nate Parker.

An adaptation of Garcia’s 2009 short film Predileção, the globe-trotting heist story follows a low level criminal given an enormous opportunity to move up in the world when he meets a legendary thief during a brief jail sentence. Together, the pair devise an elaborate bank robbery, and assemble an international team to help pull off the job.

BB Film’s Uri Singer, who co-produced Predileção, is producing Predilection alongside Bleiberg CEO Ehud Bleiberg and Nate Parker. Bleiberg is also handling worldwide sales and will introduce the project to buyers in Cannes. Bleiberg Acquisitions & Production EVP Nicholas Donnermeyer will executive produce. Eyde Belasco is casting the the film, which aims to begin filming in late 2016.