Dennis Hopper is in negotiations to star in “Dolan’s Cadillac,” based on one of Stephen King’s most famous short stories reports Production Weekly.
The revenge tale follow Las Vegas middle school science teacher Tom Robinson whose beloved wife Francey witnesses an execution in the desert and is then targeted for death by the mobster who committed it, notorious Vegas crimelord Jimmy Dolan.
Dolan’s vast wealth stems from his control of The Mandarin casino. Dolan succeeds in having Francey killed before she can testify against him.
Faced with resistance from law enforcement, Tom sets out to avenge his wife’s death on his own in a remarkably simple yet clever way.
The film has long been in development with Sylvester Stallone at one point attached to star. Production is scheduled to begin in April.