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Pierce Brosnan signs up to star in crime thriller 'St. Vincent'

15-May-2010 • Actor News

Pierce Brosnan, Billy Bob Thornton, Maria Bello and Giovanni Ribisi are blessing helmer Walter Hill's "St. Vincent", reports Variety.

The crime thriller is being financed by Premier National Studios, Quickfire Films and Stuart Ford's IM Global, which also is handling international sales and shopping the title at Cannes.

Hill ("48 Hours," "Southern Comfort") begins lensing in Detroit on July 12 from a script by Cameron Young.

Announcement was made by producer Jon Turtle and IM Global CEO Ford.

Along with Turtle, producers are Claudio Castravelli and Irish Dreamtime's Beau St. Clair.

Ford, James Atherton, Stephen Simmons and Gus Palkovi are exec producing.

"St. Vincent" follows a hitman (Brosnan) who goes undercover as a priest to get close to his target, a gangland traitor (Thornton). The hitman soon discovers that playing the good guy is more dangerous than being a mob killer.

IM Global reports brisk sales on the film.

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