Nicholas Jarecki is a best-selling author, screenwriter and award-winning director who has produced five films. Crisis, his second picture as writer-director, is out now. A thriller about the opioid crisis, it stars Gary Oldman, Armie Hammer, Evangeline Lilly, Greg Kinnear and Michelle Rodriguez. His previous movie, Arbitrage, was made for $13 million and went on to gross more than $52 million in international theatrical and simultaneous video on demand rentals, making it the highest-grossing day-and-date independent film in cinema history. Arbitrage received many accolades and earned a Best Actor nomination for its star Richard Gere at the Golden Globes®. The National Board of Review named it one of its Top 10 Independent Films of 2012.