has signed on for two upcoming films: prequel “Smokin’ Aces: Blowback
” directed by P.J. Pesce
from the script by Tom Abrams
and director of the original “Smokin’ Aces” – Joe Carnahan
and the comedy “Wedlocked
” written and directed by Rob Hedden.
In “Smokin’ Aces: Blowback,” Jones plays an assassin gunning for a mob snitch who is hiding in Las Vegas. Tom Berenger, Clayne Crawford, Tommy Flanagan
and Maury Sterling
also will star in the film.
The original “Smokin’ Aces
” has been released in the U.S. on January 26, 2007. Following the story of a Las Vegas magician turned mafia informant and the FBI agent assigned to protect him, this Universal movie is a star studded action comedy led by Jeremy Piven
and Ryan Reynolds
. It also stars Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Alicia Keys, Peter Berg, Kevin Durand
In “Wedlocked,” Jones plays a Croatian mobster who attempts to kidnap his crush, who is on her honeymoon with the American man she married to get U.S. citizenship. Dave Annable
and Katharine McPhee
previously were cast in Rob Hedden’s film.