Samuel L. Jackson has signed on to star in the forthcoming thriller, Cell.
According to Variety, Jackson will star alongside John Cusak in the film based on the horror novel by Stephen King. The Django Unchained star will play Tom McCourt, a former solider that escapes from Boston to his suburban home with Cusak’s character, Clay Riddell.
Tod “Kip” Williams will direct the film which is slated to start production in January 2014.
Jackon’s next film Oldboy hits theaters on November 27. The actor plays alongside Elizabeth Olson and Josh Brolin in the mystery/drama about a mans journey to find out why he was kidnapped and locked up into solitary confinement for 20 years without reason.
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