Freeman & Banderas Crack The Code

Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas are teaming for the crime caper thriller “The Code” for Nu Image/Millennium reports the trades.

Freeman will portray a veteran thief who recruits a younger crook, played by Banderas, to help him pull off one final job in order to repay his debt to the Russian mob.

Ted Humphrey has penned the script, based on a story by Ruben Leder. Mimi Leder (“Deep Impact,” “The Peacemaker”) is directing.

First Look Studios will distribute in North America. Shooting begins mid-October in Sofia, Bulgaria.