RoboCop star Joel Kinnaman is finalizing a deal to star in the Warner Bros. thriller Run All Night. We reported in January that Liam Neeson signed on to play the lead.
Joel Kinnaman joins Liam Neeson in Run All Night
The story follows a hitman (Liam Neeson) who must take out his former mafia boss to protect his family. Joel Kinnaman will play the assassin's estranged son, a chauffeur who witnesses a murder, putting his life in danger.
Jaume Collet-Serra is directing from a screenplay by Brad Ingelsby (Out of the Furnace). Roy Lee is producing for Vertigo Entertainment, alongside Brooklyn Weaver for Energy Entertainment. The producers are eyeing a fall production start.
The project marks the third collaboration between Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra, who previously made Unknown and the upcoming Non-Stop together.
Joel Kinnaman will also return as Stephen Holder in the AMC series The Killing.
Run All Night comes to theaters February 6th, 2015 and stars Liam Neeson, Joel Kinnaman, Ed Harris, Common, Vincent D'Onofrio, Boyd Holbrook, Patricia Kalember, Genesis Rodriguez. The film is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.