Movie News

Hunnam, Blanchett and Waltz for Hillcoat’s Triple Nine

Hunnam, Blanchett and Waltz for Hillcoat’s Triple Nine
Clint

I’m thinking Aussie director John Hillcoat carries cash on him; dude seems to be able to easily attach big names to his projects right off-the-bat.

“The Road” and “Lawless” helmer has snagged Cate Blanchett, Charlie Hunnam and Christoph Waltz for his next project, “Triple Nine”.

The movie – ‘Triple Code’ is the code cops use when one of them needs assistance – is a gritty law-enforcers yarn that involves some sort of heist. Teeth will grind.

The Wrap, who broke the casting news, says of the plot :

Story follows a group of thieves who plan to kill a young LAPD cop to divert the police away from a daring heist they’re perpetrating across town.
Hunnam will play the targeted officer, while Waltz is in talks to play Hunnam’s uncle, a fellow cop investigating the criminals. Blanchett would play the juicy role of a notorious mobster’s Lady Macbeth-esque wife who’s really pulling the strings behind the heist.

Apparently earlier incarnations of the flick had Shia LaBeouf, Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine circling – not at the same time, I don’t believe – but Hillcoat has ended up with just as nice a cast.
How many minutes until Guy Pearce is announced as also being involved? C’Mon, he’s gotta be involved – he’s the De Niro to Hillcoat’s Scorsese.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 3 times, 3 visits today)
Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

space

The Portland Film Festival kicks off today!

ClintSep 1, 2015
missijoey

Pyle, Lawrence take a Chance on horse drama

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
irongiant

Iron Giant 2 on the way!?

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
COACH

Coach reboot no longer happening

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
concussion

Trailer : Concussion

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
nicholashoult

X-Men actor to play JD Salinger

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
murray1

Bill Murray on his Ghostbusters cameo

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
fifthwave

Trailer : The 5th Wave

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015
underthedome

CBS axes Under the Dome

Brooke CampbellSep 1, 2015