Based on crime journalist Peter R. De Vries’ account of what has been dubbed as “the most notorious kidnapping of the 21st century,” “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken” explores the abduction of Dutch billionaire brewery magnate Freddy Heineken.

Academy Award® winner Anthony Hopkins is Freddy Heineken, heir and driving force of the Heineken empire and one of the richest men in the world. While in captivity, Heineken demonstrated the same will, resourcefulness and drive that took him to the top of the business world — skills that kept him alive.

Dutch billionaire Freddy Heineken.

Written by Brookfield and directed by Daniel Alfredson, the crime thriller “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken” also stars Jim Sturgess, Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten, Tom Cocquerel, Jemima West and Mark Van Eeuwen. Director Daniel Alfredson, best known for his directorial helm of “The Girl Who Played With Fire” and “The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest” brings to the fore a crime thriller as chilling as it was executed.

A true story and the ultimate heist movie, “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken” will finally open very soon in Philippine theaters this March 6, 2015 from Axinite Digicinema.