A straight-to-video prequel just keeps the casting train rolling right along. According to Moviehole, Vinnie Jones has been cast in Smokin' Aces 2: Blowback, a prequel of the 2007 film, Smokin' Aces. Jones will play McTeague, one of the many hitmen on the trail of a federally-protected witness.
The site has also confirmed that Martha Higareda (Street Kings) has joined the cast and a few members of the original film will be returning as well. Maury Sterling will be back as Lestor Tremor (the smallest of the brothers) and Christopher Holley will return as Beanie, Buddy's loyal aide.
Tom Berenger, David Richmond-Peck, Sofia Vergara, Michael Parks, Merwin Mondesir and Tommy Flanagan have already signed on for the film. P.J. Pesce is directing.