Homecoming and If Beale Street Could Talk actor Stephan James is set to co-star with Unhinged and Gladiator icon Russell Crowe in American Son, a thriller based on the 2009 French film A Prophet.
“Canada Boy. American Son. @ParamountPics,” James tweeted Friday, along with a link to a report about his casting in the project.
Blue Story filmmaker Andrew “Rapman” Onwubolu is to direct the film about a gangster who creates his own crime syndicate and tried to take down his former boss.
Mystic River and Shutter Island novelist Dennis Lehane penned the screenplay.