Ben Mendelsohn Goes “Beyond the Pines”

Ben Mendelsohn is in negotiations to co-star alongside Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper in Derek Cianfrance’s multi-generational crime drama “The Place Beyond the Pines” for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment reports Variety.

Gosling plays a pro motorcycle rider who starts robbing banks to support his newborn son until he crosses paths with a determined young cop (Cooper).

Mendelsohn will play Robin Van Der Zee, a mechanic who takes a shine to Gosling and brings him into his bank robbing operation. Eva Mendes also stars.

Kimmel, Alex Orlovsky, Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof will produce. Shooting kicks off July 25th in Schenectady, New York.