Lucky Slevin: According to Variety, Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman are negotiating to join the cast of Lucky Slevin for director Paul McGuigan and FilmEngine.
Ascendant Pictures and Capitol Films are financing the pic, set in the world of black and Jewish gangsters. Cast also includes Josh Hartnett, Lucy Liu and Ben Kingsley.
The story concerns a man who's confused with the friend whose apartment he is staying in and forced by a gangland boss to assassinate his archenemy's son.
Jason Smilovic wrote the screenplay. Production is expected to begin in December in Montreal.