Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster & Akon Join ‘American Heist’

Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster and Akon have joined the cast of the action thriller American Heist, a remake of the 1959 Steve McQueen pic St Louis Bank Robbery that already stars Hayden Christensen. The film tells the story of two brothers with checkered pasts — one struggling on the road to normalcy, the other just released from prison — who intertwine when one drags the other into an ill-fated bank robbery spearheaded by a gang of dangerous criminals, testing the loyalty of their sibling bond and how far they will go for greed and family. Newly formed production company Glacier Films in making this its first feature; financing is in place via Glacier and producer-financier Warren T. Goz. Principal photography begins today. (more…)

This article was printed from https://deadline.com/2013/06/american-heist-movie-adrien-brody-jordana-brewster-akon-casting-528156/