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 To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Simon Pegg Discusses Star Trek 3
'It's weird to take ownership...'
Matthew McConaughey Attached to The Billionaire's Vinegar
About wine that is not alright alright alright
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Finds Force Majeure
She's in talks for a remake of the Swedish film
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
24 March 2015
New Fantastic Four Poster Online
Change is coming. But is it exact change?
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice
25 March 2016
The 9th Life Of Louis Drax
31 December 2015
A Little Chaos
17 April 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
The Divergent Series: Insurgent (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Exodus: Gods And Kings (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Interstellar (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Fruitvale Station (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Woody Harrelson Set For Triple Nine
From True Detective to troubled cop

19 March 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

submit to reddit

Woody-Harrelson-Set-For-Triple-Nine

Though Matthew McConaughey has been winning the lion’s share of the plaudits for the spectacular True Detective, Woody Harrelson is a big a part of why the dark crime character drama works so well. And it appears he’s happy to dive back into police work, taking a role in John Hillcoat’s Triple Nine.

Hillcoat has been pushing this one through development for a while now, and appears to be finally zeroing in on an impressive cast after a few false starts. Matt Cook’s script will follow a group of crooked cops who, blackmailed by the Russian mob, hatch a deadly plan to kill a young LA police officer in order to distract the authorities' attention from a heist their colleagues are trying to pull across town.

Casey Affleck will play the targeted rookie, while Chronicle’s Michael B. Jordan will be a streetwise fellow cop who conspires with Chiwetel Ejiofor’s master thief to double-cross Affleck’s character. Harrelson, meanwhile, will be Affleck’s cop uncle. And that’s just the tip of the casting iceberg, as Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot, Teresa Palmer and Kate Winslet are all aboard the Lawless director’s latest. He’ll kick off shooting this year for a 2015 release.


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

Michael Bay Plans New Adventure Project
No Transformers required
First Look At TV's New Constantine
Update: It's going to series

Your Comments

John Hillcoat does get some great casts More

Posted by IKnewTheTwist at 15:35 on 19 March 2014 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

10 Videos Every Tom Hanks Fan Should Have Watched By Now
Of course, everyone in the world is a Tom Hanks fan…

21 Great Movie Cons
Fleece your friends with these duplicitous devices...

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)