Revenge thriller rounds out cast.
Tim Roth (‘Möbius’), Brian Cox (‘The Campaign’), Tommy Flanagan (‘Smokin’ Aces’), Neal McDonough (‘Justified’), Shannyn Sossamon (‘The End of Love’) and Paz Vega (‘Spanglish’) have all signed on to star in ‘The Jesuit,’ an English-language revenge thriller that has Alfonso Pineda Ulloa attached to direct.
With Mexican actor José María Yazpik (‘The Burning Plain’) in the lead the film centres on a man nicknamed “the Jesuit,” who is imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit. When his wife is murdered and his son kidnapped and taken to Mexico, he devises an elaborate and dangerous plan to rescue his son and avenge the murder.
The Paul Schrader-scripted film is currently in production in Mexico with BN Films and Mexico’s Itaca Films producing.