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John Goodman Pronounces "Sentence"

October 13, 2006 (7:20 am) GMT
Comic actor John Goodman lands a dramatic role in James Wan's "Death Sentence."

Recently finished shooting "" for Universal, John Goodman has already got another acting job to do. The "Roseanne" star has signed on to take part in 20th Century Fox's vigilante drama "", an adaptation of Brian Garfield's novel of the same title.

Joining the likes of and , Goodman will play an arms dealer named Bones Darly who is also the boss of a drug ring which includes his two sons, played by and Matthew O'Leary. The story itself takes its focus on Bacon's character, a vengeful father who chases down criminals responsible for the assault on his wife and son.

Currently filming in Columbia, South Carolina, pic features "" director James Wan at helm and Ian Jeffers as the screenwriter with Howard and Karen Elise Baldwin producing. Other cast members include , Hector Atreyu Ruiz, Jordan Garret, and Stuart Lafferty who plays Bacon's son.

Goodman, a native of Affton, Missouri, is widely known for his comic roles on big screen, notably in "The Flintstones." Apart from "Evan Almighty", his upcoming credits are a TV-movie feature titled "The Year Without a Santa Claus" and "" besides a voice-acting stint in "."

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