Night Train: According to Variety, Ving Rhames will topline and exec produce Night Train, a long-in-development Sonny Liston biopic with James Woods, Alfre Woodard and Kristanna Loken also expected to star.

The project, picked up by Filmcrest Corp. out of turnaround from Paramount, will start shooting in Puerto Rico in mid-June under the direction of Andrzej Sekula, whose credits as a cinematographer include Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs and American Psycho.

Woods has signed on to play manager Ashe Resnick, and Woodard is in negotiations to portray Liston's wife.