EXCLUSIVE: LaMonica Garrett, who currently co-stars opposite Kiefer Sutherland on ABC’s Designated Survivor, is in for the action indie Primal, joining Nicolas Cage, Famke Janssen, and Kevin Durand. Nick Powell is directing the film, which follows a big-game hunter (Cage) who is shipping a white Jaguar (a million-dollar animal) from the Amazon back to the States aboard a freighter.

Garrett will player Ringer, head of a Special Operations Group of United States Marshals.

Richard Leder wrote the screenplay, which is being produced by Luillo Ruiz of The Pimienta Film Company and executive produced by Walter Josten of Blue Rider Pictures.

Garrett’s past credits include arcs on FX’s Sons of Anarchy, TNT’s The Last Ship, and ABC’s Black-ish. He is repped APA, Coronel Group, and Felker,Toczek, Suddleson, Abramson.