Deadline reports that more cast members have joined Guy Ritchie’s remake of the 2004 french film Le Convoyeur, titled Cash Truck.
The new additions include Jeffrey Donovan (Fargo, Sicario, Sicario: Day of The Soldado), Laz Alonso (Avatar, and Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbor).
Statham stars as H, a cold and mysterious character working at a cash-truck company responsible for moving hundreds of millions of dollars around Los Angeles each week. Weaving through a carefully constructed narrative, the film shifts across timelines and among various characters’ perspectives.
They’ll be joining a Jason Statham (Hobbs and Shaw, Snatch), Holt McCallany (Alien 3, Fight Club, Mindhunter), and Scott Eastwood (Fate of The Furious, Fury, Suicide Squad, Pacific Rim: Uprising).
Filming will be taking place in both London, England and Los Angeles, California.
HN Entertainment previously revealed that the production team would include cinematographer Alan Stewart (Aladdin, The Gentlemen) and production designer Martyn John (The Kingdom).
A domestic release date has yet to be announced but MGM has picked-up certain markets to distribute the film during the American Film Market according to Deadline.
In what is likely to be one of the biggest deals at this year’s AFM, I hear that MGM has taken domestic and select international rights on Cash Truck, the Miramax action thriller from Guy Ritchie that will star Jason Statham.
The film will be released via MGM’s joint venture UA Releasing domestically. MGM has also acquired distribution rights for Latin America, Scandinavia, Philippines, and Hong Kong.
Ritchie’s next project The Gentlemen will be released on January 24th, 2020.
THE GENTLEMEN follows American expat Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him (featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Charlie Hunnam, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan, Colin Farrell, and Hugh Grant).