Luke Evans, Teresa Palmer and Alfred Molina look to join Chadwick Boseman in “Message from the King”, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The action-thriller, hailing from Entertainment One and The Ink Factory, “tells of a man from South Africa named Jacob King who descends into the Los Angeles underworld in an attempt to avenge his sister and rescue her stepson from the immoral world into which he’s been sold. Evans will play a Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist who provides services both legal and illegal and offers to help King find his sister (don’t take his help, Boseman!). Palmer will play a mother who turns tricks to support both her drug habit and 6-year-old daughter.Molina will play a Hollywood producer who has underworld connections and may or may not know where the stepson is.”
are in negotiations to join Chadwick Boseman in the indie action-thriller “Message From the King” for .
Fabrice Du Welz directs the film, which begins shooting in Los Angeles next month.