Fred Ward Takes “30 Minutes or Less”

Fred Ward has joined the cast of “Zombieland” director Ruben Fleischer’s action comedy “30 Minutes or Less” reports Reuters.

Matthew Sullivan’s script revolves around a junior high history teacher (Aziz Ansari) and a pizza-delivery man forced to pull off a bank heist when one of them is strapped to a bomb vest.

Ward will play ‘The Mayor’, the father of Danny McBride’s character. Jesse Eisenberg, Michael Pena and Nick Swardson also star.

Ben Stiller, Jeremy Kramer and Stuart Cornfeld will produce. Shooting kicks off late next month in Grand Rapids, Michigan.