Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to the thriller, The Cleaner.

Matthew Aldrich wrote the script that centers on an extremely hygienic man (Jackson) who uses this urge in his professional life as a crime scene cleaner. Production Weekly adds when he somehow becomes involved in a job he later finds out was a covered up murder, he gets tied in to a web of deception, that unearth his own family's long buried pain and secrets.

Seven weeks of principal photography for The Cleaner begins January in and around Shreveport, Louisiana.