Washington, (ANI): Actor Matt Dillon has been roped in to play
the lead role in the heist thriller 'Armored" for Screen Gems. The
film, to be directed by Nimrod Antal, centres on an armoured car
guard (Dillon) who is persuaded by his veteran cohorts to empty the
truck of its 10 million dollars.
James V. Simpson has written the screenplay for the movie, which
also stars Columbus Short, Variety reports. The producers include
Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Dan Farah, while the executive producers
are Chris Lemos and Luis Guerrero.
Screen Gems" Clint Culpepper and Eric Paquette will oversee the
project for the studio. Shooting of the film is scheduled to kick
off later this year.