The cast of a cult classic remake just grew by two. According to Variety, Val Kilmer and rapper/actor Xzibit have signed onto the cast of The Bad Lieutenant. The film is a remake of the 1992 Bad Lieutenant film that starred Harvey Keitel.
Cage is set to play the lead character, a cop who lives on the edge and Kilmer will play his partner. Xzibit will portray a criminal dubbed Big Fade.
Werner Herzog is directing the remake, from a script by William Finkelstein. Nu Image/Millenium Films are financing the picture. No production schedule has been released.