Vital Images has employed Jared Leto to immediate the cops thriller “77,” in what will be the actor’s function directorial first appearance.
Leto formerly helmed the documented “Artifact,” which won an prize at the 2012 Greater Movie Event. He has also instructed several songs video clips and advertisements under the pseudonym Bartholomew Cubbins.
The “Suicide Squad” acting professional will immediate from from an unique movie script by “L.A. Confidential” author Wayne Ellroy with modifications by Bob Matthews (“Narcos,” “Boardwalk Empire”).
The tale, set in politically billed 1974 Los Angeles, facilities around two cops who group up to get better kidnapped heiress Patty Hearst while at the same time analyzing the intense killing of a other official. They discover not only persistent crime and criminal activity but a black and aggressive fringe movement as well.
Hearst hid out in Los Angeles that season with her kidnappers from the Symbionese Freedom Military but handled to leave before six SLA associates were gunned down in a shootout with the LAPD. She stayed on the lam for at least a season before being taken.
The film will be generated by writer/producer Penis Hair and Tony a2z morrison Total of Hair Movies. Leto is also generating. Emma Ludbrook is the professional manufacturer. Leto and Ludbrook perform under their organization Paradox.
Leto, who won a Best Assisting Actor Academia Award for “Dallas Customers Team,” will next be seen in “Blade Sprinter 2049” reverse Harrison Honda and He Gosling.