Michael Chiklis has just joined the cast of D.J. Caruso's upcoming Shia LaBeouf thriller Eagle Eye. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie is being produced by DreamWorks.

Chiklis is set to play the U.S. secretary of defense. The story follows the adventures of a young man and a single mother who are framed as terrorists. They must work together to stop a political assassination. Michelle Monaghan, Billy Bob Thornton, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Azizi and Anthony Mackie have also signed on to star in the film.

Shooting has resumed after being on hiatus for the holidays. The project is scheduled to wrap in February.

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