An Eagle Eye On Thornton

Billy Bob Thornton has joined the cast of the new Shia LaBeouf thriller “Eagle Eye” reports Moviehole.

Based on an idea by Steven Spielberg, the pic tells of a young slacker (LaBeouf) and a single mama (Michelle Monaghan) who get tangled up in a terrorist cell plotting a political assassination.

Thornton is tipped to be playing one of several agents tracking them down, Rosario Dawson is already confirmed to be playing another.

D.J Caruso is set to direct whilst rehearsals for the film begin this week.