Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: The January Sale!
Try 3 issues of Empire magazine for just £1
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
23 January 2015
Podcast #145: Ethan Hawke, J.C. Chandor
Isn't it ironic?
Sophie Turner Is X-Men: Apocalypse's Jean Grey
Tye Sheridan will be Cyclops. Alexandra Shipp is Storm
Marvel Wants Chiwetel Ejiofor For The Doctor Strange Cast
He's being courted to play a mystery role
Scorsese Secures The Finance For Silence
So shooting can start immediately
Karl Urban Eyed For Aquaman Role
And 300: Rise Of An Empire's Noam Murro is on the director shortlist
Hannibal Season 3 Trailer Served Up Online
'I forgive you...'
DreamWorks Cutting Back Its Film Slate
And ghost 'toon B.O.O. is going back into limbo
Simon West Directing A New Blob Remake
Jelly from space prepares its fourth landing
Zac Efron Knows Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates
He's joined the new comedy
Rose McGowan To Direct Pines
Alex Mar's culty psychological thriller
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 January 2015
The Oscar Nominations 2015 Have Been Announced
Benedict, Budapest, Boyhood and Birdman score
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
American Sniper (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Serena (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)
Empire Star Rating
American Hustle (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The Hangover Part III (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Bradley Cooper Finds American Blood
He's going into witness protection for a new thriller

25 February 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Bradley-Cooper-Finds-American-Blood

After American Hustle and his involvement with as-yet-unproduced projects such as American Sniper and Lance Armstrong pic Red-Blooded American, we get the sneaking suspicion that Bradley Cooper is flicking through lists of potential gigs to find ones with “American” and/or “Blood” in the title. That, you see, would immediately explain why he’s attached to star in American Blood.

Warner Bros. fended off several competitors from film and television to win the rights to Ben Sanders’ book, which follows Marshall Grade, a crooked NYPD officer who won a spot in the witness protection program by becoming a mob informant.

Living under the radar in New Mexico, he’s suddenly pulled into a dangerous investigation, searching for a missing woman. Andrew Sodroski is on board to write the script, though all anyone has seen of the book as yet is a partial manuscript. Still, New Zealand native Sanders comes with the pedigree of a best-selling author and, with American Blood planned as the first of a potential series of novels, Warners must feel there is a possible franchise in the making here.

Cooper, who scored an Oscar nomination for Hustle, has Serena still awaiting release and will be heard as Rocket Racoon in Guardians Of The Galaxy, out August 1 (and if you want to know what he’ll sound like, head here). There’s also Cameron Crowe’s latest, untitled romantic comedy, which hits the US on Christmas Day this year, but does not yet have a confirmed UK release. However he chooses scripts, it seems to be paying off for him, but if Cooper agrees to star in a new American Girl film, then we’ll worry.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Amanda Seyfried On For Ted 2
Seth MacFarlane finds a new leading lady
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Jessica Chastain Takes The IMDbunker
The Most Violent Year star takes our most random quiz

Five Impressive Oscar Isaac Roles You Didn't Realise Were Oscar Isaac
Welcome to Oscar season...

Johnny Depp And Paul Bettany Talk Mortdecai
How good is your 'Mortdecai face'?

Fables: A Primer
An introduction to Bill Willingham’s wonderfully dark fairy-tale world

12 Hitchcock Remakes Ranked From Best To Worst
Lifeboat in space, anyone?

From Mission: Impossible To Mortdecai: Writer/Director David Koepp Talks Screenwriting
What would you do if you were in charge of the Spider-Man franchise?

Ghost In The Shell: A Crash Course
Everything you need to know about Scarlett Johansson’s anime remake

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)