Billy Bob Thornton goes Faster

Billy Bob Thornton joins Dwayne Johnson in action drama Faster

Billy Bob Thornton has joined the cast of the action drama Faster

Dwayne Johnson has been cast as ex-con Driver, who wants to avenge his brother’s murder. Thornton will play Cop, a veteran policeman who trails Driver as he attempts to settle the score. There will also be a third “egocentric hitman” character, who is attempting to kill off Driver.

Joe and Tony Gayton have penned the script, which begins shooting in the New Year.