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John Travolta Ready to Face Denzel Washington in Pelham 123

October 26, 2007 (5:04 am) GMT
The actor is still in negotiations to play Washington's foil in the Columbia Pictures remake.
John Travolta

Set to take his first action role in years, is currently in negotiations for a starring part in "Taking of Pelham 123", Columbia Pictures' remake of the 1974 feature, Variety has reported.

Travolta, who is said to get heavily courted by director Tony Scott to join the project, is likely to play the leader of a quartet that hijacks a New York subway train should deals are made. The actor last played the figurative heavy in 2004's "" opposite .

Oscar winner has already boarded the flick to play the chief detective of security for the subway, a role originated by Walter Matthau in the original. Filming is slated to begin early next year with Scott helming from a script by David Koepp as well as producing alongside Escape Artists' Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal and Steve Tisch.

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