Elijah Wood Joins Nicolas Cage as Crooked Cop in ‘The Trust’

Benjamin and Alex Brewer are directing the indie movie

Last Updated: February 5, 2015 @ 12:11 PM

Elijah Wood is set to star opposite Nicolas Cage in Benjamin and Alex Brewer’s “The Trust,” which Benjamin Brewer co-wrote with Adam Hirsch.

Story follows two crooked cops, David Waters (Wood) and Jim Stone (Cage), who discover a hidden safe while working in the evidence unit of the police department. The duo’s desire for the possessions of the safe throws them into a deadly well of corruption leaving them fighting for their lives and questioning their every move.

Braxton Pope and Molly Hassell are producing the film, which is currently shooting in Las Vegas.

Wood recently wrapped production on Breck Eisner’s supernatural action story “The Last Witch Hunter,” which Lionsgate will release in October. Wood will also soon be seen in Lionsgate’s “Cooties,” which he produced through his production company SpectreVision.

Wood is represented by by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson and Binder.