Oscar Isaac and Jason Clarke will star in William Monahan’s thriller “Mojave,” the producers Atlas Independent announced on Tuesday.
Monahan is directing the feature from his original screenplay and will produce along with Atlas Independent’s William Green.
Andy Horwitz of Atlas International and Henceforth Pictures’ Justine Suzanne Jones will executive produce. The plot is being kept closely under wraps. Production for "Mojave" begins in the first quarter of 2013.
Isaac, left, most recently completed filming the lead role in the independent film “Therese Raquin,” with Elizabeth Olsen and Jessica Lange, as well as Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Inside Llewyn Davis.”
His recent features also include “The Bourne Legacy” for Universal Pictures, “Drive” opposite Ryan Gosling and Carey Mulligan, Zack Snyder’s “Sucker Punch” and Atlas Independent’s first film, “Revenge for Jolly!”
Clarke will soon be seen in Kathryn Bigelow’s “Zero Dark Thirty” and then in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” He recently wrapped production on Terrence Malick’s “Green Blade Rises” and Roland Emmerich’s “White House Down.” He was most recently seen in John Hillcoat’s “Lawless."
William Monahan recently completed the screenplay for “The Gambler” for Martin Scorsese at Paramount, and Robert Rodriguez’s "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.” He won an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay for “The Departed,” directed by Scorsese, which earned four Oscars.
Isaac is represented by UTA, Inspire Entertainment and SMGSB. Clarke is represented by CAA and Robert Stein Management. Monahan is represented by Chris Donnelly of WME in Los Angeles, Josh Varney of Independent Talent Group in London, Andrew Wylie of The Wylie Agency, and David Fox of Myman Greenspan Fineman Fox Light LLP.