With “Indiana Jones IV”not scheduled to start shooting til June, actor Harrison Ford has time to squeeze in a film project beforehand.
Now, Variety has revealed that the project will be the controversial immigration-themed ensemble drama “Crossing Over” for the Weinsteins.
Scripted and directed by Wayne Kramer (“The Cooler”), the LA-set drama aims to do for the immigration topic what “Traffic” did for drugs and “Crash” for racism. Ford plays an enforcement agent who stages raids designed to corral illegals.
Ray Liotta has been case as a USCIS district adjudicator, a bureaucrat dealing with the problems of illegals. Finally Sean Penn has also been confirmed for a cameo. His three days shooting is for a small role as a border patrol agent.