With Prisoners now back on track, the list of actors volunteering for lock-up keeps right on expanding. Read on for all the latest details regarding just whom we might see in this long talked about thriller.
According to Variety, Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to play a detective investigating the kidnapping of a young girl in Alcon Entertainment’s Prisoners. Discussions are ongoing, and if the deal closes, Gyllenhaal would join Hugh Jackman and Melissa Leo with Denis Villeneuve (Incendies) helming.
The script, penned by Aaron Guzikowski, revolves around a small-town carpenter whose young daughter and best friend are kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, he takes the law into his own hands but in the process runs up against the big-city detective assigned to the case.
Alcon toppers Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson are producing along with 8:38 Productions’ Kira Davis and Madhouse Entertainment’s Adam Kolbrenner. Ed McDonnell and John Stark exec produce.
Production is scheduled to begin in early 2013. Alcon is targeting a fall 2013 release through its output deal with Warner Bros.
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