Christian Slater, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (“Lost”) and Holt McCallany (“Below”) have all joined the Sylvester Stallone-led cast of Walter Hill’s untitled action-thriller at Warner Bros. Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment, IM Global and After Dark Films says Variety.
An adaptation of the graphic novel “Bullet to the Head”, Stallone plays a New Orleans hitman who teams with a New York cop (Sung Kang) to take down the killers of their respective partners.
Slater will play a local handler who acts as a middleman, McCallany will play a dirty cop who’s partners with Kang.
Akinnuoye-Agbaje is set to play the main villain, a powerful attorney who’s trying to cover up his scam to exploit poor neighborhoods that have been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Alessandro Camon (“The Messenger”) penned the script. Joel Silver and Andrew Rona will produce.