Lake Bell, Benjamin Bratt, Omari Hardwick (“Power”), Jon Bernthal (“Fury”), Emory Cohen (“The Place Beyond the Pines”), Juan Pablo Raba (“Narcos”), Evan Jones (“8 Mile”) and Jeffrey Donovan (“Sicario”) have signed on to join Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Ric Roman Waugh’s thriller “Shot Caller,” it was announced Wednesday by Bold Films.
Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) stars as a newly released prison gangster who is forced by the leaders of his gang to orchestrate a major crime with a brutal rival gang on the streets of Southern California.
Waugh (“Snitch”) is directing from his own script, and production will start May 26 in New Mexico. Relativity is on board to handle U.S. distribution.
Bold’s Michel Litvak and Matthew Rhodes will serve as producers on the project along with Waugh and Participant Media’s Jonathan King, who developed the project. Bold’s Gary Michael Walters will executive produce with Participant’s Jeff Skoll.
“Shot Caller” will be fully financed by Bold Films, whose Lisa Zambri will oversee the film on behalf of the company.