Los Angeles, Jan 29 (PTI) Oscar winner Angelina Jolie will be teaming up with writer-director Taylor Sheridan on his next “Those Who Wish Me Dead”. Also Read - After AR Rahman's 'Bollywood-Gang' Statement, Resul Pookutty Explains How Industry Shuns You Once You Win an Oscar Award
The film has been penned by Sheridan, who made his directorial debut with critically acclaimed thriller “Wind River” in 2017. He is also known for writing the screenplays of Oscar nominated “Hell or High Water” and Denis Villeneuve’s “Sicario”. Also Read - Shekhar Kapur Reacts to AR Rahman's 'Bollywood Gang' Statement: An Oscar is The Kiss of Death in Bollywood
According to Variety, the new movie is set against a wildfire in the Montana wilderness. Also Read - Oscar Fame Guneet Monga Announces New Film on Birthday, Casts Dangal Star Sanya Malhotra in Pagglait
It follows a 14-year-old boy who witnesses a brutal murder. He is issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens while the killers are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him.
The project will be produced by BRON Studios and Film Rites.
Production is expected to start in May, after Sheridan completes shooting the second season of Kevin Costner-starrer series “Yellowstone”.
Jolie, is currently working on “Maleficent 2”, which is set to release in 2020.
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