Laurence Fishburne and Jean Reno have signed deals to star in Armored. They will join fellow cast-mates Matt Dillon, Columbus Short, Fred Ward and Skeet Ulrich. Milo Ventimiglia has also recently signed on to co-star in the film. According to Variety, Nimrod Antal will direct this action heist project based on a screenplay written by James V. Simpson.
The story revolves around a young man working for an armored transportation company who finds himself in a scheme to rob a truck for $10 million worth of cargo. Sam Raimi will be producing Armored along with Josh Donen and Dan Farah.
Armored will be shot in Los Angeles and is scheduled for release in 2010.