Terrence Howard in Talks to Join Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara in ‘Man Down’ (Exclusive)

Gary Oldman will co-star in the psychological thriller, which is being directed by Dito Montiel

Oscar-nominated actor Terrence Howard is in talks to reteam with his “Fighting” director Dito Montiel on the psychological thriller “Man Down,” TheWrap has learned.

Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman will star in the film, which begins shooting at the end of October in Louisiana.

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Written by Adam Simon, story follows an Afghanistan war veteran who’s haunted by his experiences as he searches for his family in a post-apocalyptic America.

The Solution Entertainment Group is handling international sales and started shopping the project to buyers at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Dawn Krantz, Stephen McEveety and Jon Burton are producing, while The Solution’s Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel are executive producing with Roger Goff, Russell Geyser and Clay Pecorin.

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Howard received an Oscar nomination for his breakout performance in “Hustle & Flow.” He recently co-starred in “Prisoners” and “Lee Daniels‘ The Butler,” and he’ll soon be seen playing Bill Murray‘s bookie in “St. Vincent.” Howard has also wrapped the Vince Vaughn crime movie “Term Life” and the indie movie “Cardboard Boxer,” in which he appears alongside Thomas Haden Church and Boyd Holbrook.

Howard has also been busy on the TV side, as not only does he star in Fox’s upcoming series “Empire,” but he’s also among the ensemble of M. Night Shyamalan‘s “Wayward Pines.” He’s represented by CAA.