Brad Pitt reunites with James gang
Saturday 01 January 2011
Brad Pitt is set to star in and produce
Cogan's Trade with director Andrew Dominik, whom he worked with on
The Assassination of Jesse James in 2007.
The crime comedy, an adaptation of the gritty novel by George V. Higgins, follows Cogan, a Mob enforcer, called in to investigate a high-stakes card game that was heisted by double-dealers.
Other actors rumored to join the film are Jesse James co-stars Sam Rockwell and Casey Affleck, as well as Javier Bardem, Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana, according to film blog Collider.
The production is scheduled to begin shooting next March in New Orleans and to be released in 2013.
Pitt was recently the voice of Metro Man in Megamind and will next be seen in Terrence Malick's much-anticipated drama The Tree of Life with Sean Pen, due in theaters in May, and the baseball tale Moneyball with Jonah Hill, opening next September.
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