Get ready for another action thriller guys! Caught Stealing
is an upcoming movie based on Charlie Huston
‘s novel of the same name, and at this moment we know that Alec Baldwin
and Patrick Wilson
are attached to star in the whole thing. But that’s not all! According to the latest reports, Academy Award Winner Stefan Ruzowitzky
) is in some serious talks to direct the movie!
If negotiations with Ruzowitzky work out, he would come on board to direct the noir mystery thriller
from David Hayter
‘s script which is, as we said, based on the popular novel of the same name by Charlie Huston
Huston’s Caught Stealing
is the first book in the Hank Thompson trilogy
, which centers on a guy named Hank Thompson, once a hotshot high school baseball prospect, turned unlucky, going-nowhere bartender who mistakenly gets caught up in a bloody treasure hunt through New York City.
It turns out that the cat Hank’s neighbor left in his care is sitting on a secret: hidden at the bottom of its cage is a key wanted by a sadistic cop, Russian mobsters, a Samoan hit man, and a pair of psychotic brothers.
As you already guess, Patrick Wilson
is set to play that Hank guy, while Alec Baldwin
is on board to play a sadistic cop.
Lost Rhino Films’ Marcus Chait and James Carpinello will produce alongside Wilson. Paula Wagner is executive producing alongside Myriad’s Kirk D’Amico.
Let us know what you think about the whole thing & stay tuned for more updates on this one!