JK Simmons, Sienna Miller, Taylor Kitsch join Chadwick Boseman in action-thriller, 17 Bridges
17 Bridges will be directed by Brian Kirk, who has previously directed episodes of HBO's mammoth hit show, Game of Thrones and The Tudors
Oscar winner JK Simmons, Sienna Miller and Taylor Kitsch have come aboard the cast of police thriller 17 Bridges.
Boseman, 40, who is also producing the film, will be playing a disgraced NYPD detective, who gets a shot at redemption when he gets involved in a city-wide hunt for a cop killer.
STXfilms will back the project alongside filmmakers Joe and Anthony Russo, who most recently directed Boseman in this year's blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War.
Simmons, 63, won the 2015 Academy Award for best supporting actor for his performance in Whiplash and he is currently awaiting the release of Jason Reitman's upcoming political drama The Front Runner.
Miller, 36, starred in Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in the West End last year, and will next be seen in the indie thriller American Woman.
Kitsch, 37, most recently featured in Only the Brave and the six-part series Waco.
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The pandemic protocol includes mandatory and comprehensive use of personal protective gear and testing of cast and crew members and a dedicated coronavirus supervisor to oversee it all.