Phil Noyce Directs “Mixed Blood”

Aussie filmmaker Phillip Noyce is set to direct the indie police thriller “Mixed Blood” says Variety.

Based on Roger Smith’s novel, the story centers on an American fugitive being forced to make violent and terrifying choices to protect his family while drawing the attention of murderers, kidnappers, corrupt cops and a detective.

Samuel L. Jackson is set to co-star as the detective, the fugitive role has yet to be cast. Kelly Masterson (“Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”) is adapting the script with shooting starting early next year.