Atli Orvarsson is reteaming with director David M. Rosenthal on the upcoming action thriller How It Ends. The film starring Theo James, Kat Graham, Forest Whitaker and Kerry Bishe revolves around a mysterious apocalyptic event that turns the roads into mayhem, and follows a young father who will stop at nothing to get home to his pregnant wife on the other side of the country. Brooks McLaren wrote the Black List-honored screenplay. Paul Schiff (My Cousin VinnyRushmore), Tai Duncan (Into the Grizzly Maze), Kelly McCormick (Atomic Blonde) and Patrick Newall (The Keeping Room) are producing the project. Orvarsson has previously collaborated with Rosenthal on his last three features, including A Single ShotThe Perfect Guy and the upcoming Jacob’s Ladder reboot. How It Ends is expected to premiere in 2018 on Netflix.

Orvarsson’s upcoming projects also include the animated feature Ploey – You Never Fly Alone, the new NBC mini-series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, as well as new seasons of Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med.