Sam Rockwell joins Cogans Trade January 6, 2011 Sam Rockwell joins PItt in Cogan’s Trade Sam Rockwell has signed up to appear in upcoming film Cogan’s Trade. Rockwell will be joined by the previous announced Brad Pitt in the project from writer-director Andrew Dominick. Based on a novel by George V. Higgins, the movie takes place during a high-stakes poker game. Pitt will play an enforcer named Jackie Cogan who is investigating a heist. Dominick is also reportedly looking to cast Casey Affleck, Mark Ruffalo and Javier Bardem in the project.