Tony Shalhoub, Anthony LaPaglia and Caitlin Gerard (“American Crime”) have joined the cast of Walter Hill’s gender-swapping action thriller “Tomboy: A Revenger’s Tale”.
Michelle Rodriguez plays an ace assassin who is double-crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon (Sigourney Weaver) who turns him into a woman. The hitman – now a hitwoman – sets out for revenge, aided by a nurse named Johnnie (Gerard) who also has secrets.
Shalhoub will play a Californian psychiatrist who specializes in unusual cases, LaPaglia is a criminal named ‘Honest John’ who operates under the guise of a small business with many different entrepreneurial investments.
Denis Hamill penned the script, while Said Ben Said and Michel Merkt are producing. Filming kicks off in Vancouver next week.
Source: Heat Vision