Christopher Plummer has booked the lead in director Atom Egoyan’s thriller Remember, in which the darkest chapter of modern history collides with a contemporary mission of revenge. Martin Landau, Dean Norris and Bruno Ganz also star. Ari Lantos and Robert Lantos are producing. Plummer won an Oscar for Beginners, and other recent credits include Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight and David Fincher’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and The Last Station. He next appears in Elsa & Fred opposite Shirley MacLaine.
Thomas Jane is set to star in Standoff for first-time director Adam Alleca. He will play Carter, a troubled veteran who gets a chance at redemption by protecting a 12 year-old girl from an assassin after she witnesses a murder. Holding a shotgun with a single shell, he engages in physical and psychological warfare in a desperate fight for the girl’s life. Production is set to begin this summer in Ontario. Jane, whose credits include Hung and the upcoming feature Reach Me, is repped by Paradigm and Ziffren Brittenham.