BELFAST TELEGRAPH (source)
18 March 2011
Samuel L Jackson is to star in The Samaritan, a neo-noir thriller directed by David Weaver.
The Hollywood star will play Foley, an ex-convict trying to get back on the straight and narrow.
Halloween: Resurrection actor Luke Kirby and Misfits actress Ruth Negga are set to star alongside Samuel as the son of his character's former partner and the "elusive woman" who crosses paths with Foley
, reported Deadline.com.
Filming starts on location this month in Toronto, Canada and Rio De Janeiro.
Samuel will soon be donning the trademark black eye patch to reprise his role as Marvel super-spy Nick Fury in Thor, Captain America: The First Avenger and The Avengers.
He will also portray Agent Augustus Gibbons in the third instalment in the xXx action franchise, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, alongside Vin Diesel.