William Monahan

Thriller locks in its leads.

It has been announced that Oscar Isaac (‘Drive,’ ‘Sucker Punch’) and Aussie actor Jason Clarke (‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ ‘Lawless’) have been tapped to take the leading roles of in William Monahan’s original thriller ‘Mojave.’

While plot details have yet to be officially revealed, the LA-set thriller is said to be “an intense two-hander about a man who escapes into the desert only to encounter a doppelganger-like antagonist and subsequently enters a vortex of criminality and violence.”

Along with writing and directing, Monahan will produce the feature alongside Atlas Independent’s William Green. Atlas’ Andy Horwitz and Henceforth Pictures’ Justine Suzanne Jones will serve as executive producers.