Ray Liotta will play Mark "Markie" Trautmann in Cogan's Trade, a gambler who sets up a poker game in a motel room, which is later robbed, despite being run under mob protection. Brad Pitt will play the mafia enforcer who investigates the robbery.
Andrew Dominik is directing Cogan's Trade from a script he adapted from the George V. Higgins novel. Production will start later this month, with filming to take place in New Orleans.
A 2012 release is being planned for Cogan's Trade.
Killing Them Softly was released November 30th, 2012 and stars Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, Vincent Curatola, Ray Liotta, Trevor Long. The film is directed by Andrew Dominik.