Today’s film is the 2002 short Hostage. The film is written by David Carter, Greg Hahn, and Vincent Ngo, and directed by John Woo. It also stars Maury Chaykin, Kathryn Morris, and Clive Owen, and is part of BMW’s series of The Hire short films. BMW recently announced that they would be making a new series of short films, with Gus Van Sant already signed on to do one of the shorts. Clive Owen will soon be seen on the Steven Soderbergh tv series The Knick.