Mark Boal, who worked with Bigelow on “Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Hurt Locker,” wrote the script. Bigelow is producing the movie alongside Boal, Annapurna’s Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman, and Colin Wilson. Greg Shapiro is the executive producer.
No studio is attached to the Detroit project yet, but it is planned for a 2017 release — the 50th anniversary of the riots.
Krasinski made his name playing Jim Halpert on NBC’s long-running series “The Office.” His most recent appearance came in Sony’s “The Hollars,” which hit theaters late last month, and which Krasinski also directed. He is also set to star as iconic Tom Clancy character Jack Ryan in an eponymous 10-episode Amazon series.
Krasinski’s other credits include “Promised Land,” “Monster’s University,” “It’s Complicated” and “Away We Go.” He is represented by WME.
Chris Pratt, John Krasinski, Ludacris Join 22 Push-Up Challenge (Photos)
Various Hollywood stars are taking part in a new viral call to action that is reminiscent of the popular Ice Bucket Challenge.
Motivated by the number of U.S. military veterans who commit suicide daily, the 22 Push-Up Challenge dares participants to drop and give 22 for charity.
Click to see who's getting down (and up again, repeatedly) for the cause.