’28 Weeks Later’ Director Taps Shia LaBeouf As ‘Villain’

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Start Motion Pictures has set 28 Weeks Later helmer Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to direct and Shia LaBeouf (pictured; Constantine, Transformers, Disturbia) to star in Villain.

The psychological thriller is written by RoboCop remake scribe Josh Zetumer, says Deadline. Details are vague, but the film “follows two brothers who mysteriously re-connect in an unforgiving wilderness.

The role of the other brother will be set shortly.

Start Motion Pictures Ben Browning, Sarah Shepard and Jeremy Kipp Walker will produce, and Michael Maher will executive produce with Zetumer.