Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Duhamel Have "Sympathy for the Devil"

1/25/2010 Posted by Admin

By our guest blogger, Matt Jussim

Samuel L. Jackson and Josh Duhamel are set to team for the supernatural thriller "Sympathy for the Devil," reports Latino Review.

According to Latino Review: “We learned exclusively from IM Global Octane that Samuel L. Jackson and Josh Duhamel have a new project in early pre-production--and it's every bit as badass as you'd hope.”

The pair play lawmen caught in a cosmic confrontation between Heaven and Hell after stopping an assassination attempt of a charismatic preacher.

The official synopsis for the film: "Caught in the no-man’s land between Saturday night sin and Sunday morning redemption, Louisiana lawman Harlan Stark (Duhamel) finds that his intervention into a spectacular crime soon escalates into a cosmic confrontation between Heaven and Hell, where angels are warriors as dangerous as demons. Harlan and his loyal partner Jesse (Jackson) stand at the fulcrum between vengeful good and devious evil, with neither side showing anything like mercy."

The film sounds as if it will be an epic mix of action and a strange religious battle. The combination of Duhamel and Jackson could turn out to be a great move, because they both have the bravado to play action heroes, but also can turn things to the humorous side. This project sounds interesting, and it will be fascinating to see how it turns out.

Boaz Yakin ("Remember the Titans," "Uptown Girls") is set to direct with production starting shortly.

  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • TwitThis
  • MySpace
  • LinkedIn
  • Live
  • Google
  • Reddit
  • Sphinn
  • Propeller
  • Slashdot
  • Netvibes