Deadline is reporting that Chadwick Boseman has signed up to produce and star in STXfilms action thriller 17 Bridges.
The film follows a disgraced NYPD Detective who, after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
The film is being produced by The Russo Brothers, with the script written by Adam Mervis and Brian Kirk attached to direct. The Russo Brothers will be producing with Chadwick Boseman and his writing producing partner Logan Coles. Mike Larocca will serve as executive producer under the AGBO banner. STXfilms’ Drew Simon and Kate Vorhoff will oversee the production of the film, with filming set to commence in September.