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Five Added to Robert De Niro-Al Pacino Starrer Righteous Kill

September 4, 2007 (3:55 am) GMT
John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy, Dan Futterman, Trilby Glover, and Rob Dyrdek have joined crime drama "Righteous Kill" which Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are toplining.
John Leguizamo

More are being picked to accompany and in "" as Nu Image and Millennium Films, studios producing the crime drama, have smoothly had the likes of , Brian Dennehy, Dan Futterman, Trilby Glover, and pro skateboarder all signed to round out the cast lineup, Variety has reported.

Written by "" scribe Russell Gewirtz, project centers on long time police detectives, played by Pacino and De Niro, who team up to investigate a series of vigilante killings in New York City. Leguizamo is billed as a cop in NYPD who butts heads with Pacino and De Niro's characters as they search for a serial killer while Dennehy fills in the role of their captain. Futterman and Glover, in the meantime, will both portray attorneys with Dyrdek becoming a delinquent who crosses paths with the detectives during their investigations.

Filming begins Tuesday, September 4 in Connecticut and New York under the direction of Jon Avnet with , , and also co-starring. Avnet is also producing alongside Avi Lerner, Alexandra Milchan, Daniel Rosenberg, Rob Cowan, and Randall Emmett while Overture Films is set to distribute the flick domestically.

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