Terrence Howard Joins 'Prisoners'

Hugh Jackman stars as a father who sets out to find his kidnapped daughter in director Denis Villeneuve's thriller.
Terrence Howard joins Prisoners
Terrence Howard joins Prisoners
Terrence Howard has signed on to round out the impressive cast of Alcon Entertainment's Prisoners, directed by Denis Villeneuve (Incendies).

Hugh Jackman stars as a distraught father who takes the law into his own hands to find his kidnapped daughter. He clashes with a big city detective (Jake Gyllenhaal) who is assigned to the case. Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Viola Davis, and Maria Bello are also attached to star.

Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband) wrote the screenplay, with Alcon's Andrew A. Kosove and Broderick Johnson producing alongside Kira Davis and Adam Kolbrenner.

Principal photography is slated to begin in February. Warner Bros. will distribute through their deal with Alcon, with a fall 2013 release date being targeted.

Prisoners was released September 20th, 2013 and stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Dylan Minnette. The film is directed by Denis Villeneuve.



Sources: Deadline

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Comments (3)

  1. thedude-abides

    Wow. Great cast. I'm a little worried by the fact that it's written by the same guy who wrote Contraband, but I'm willing to give it a chance, given the illustirious cast.

    1 year agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  2. zeus

    This sounds like Taken, with cops, more women and a black guy with no martial arts!!

    1 year agoby @zeusFlag