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Brad Pitt's 'Cogan's Trade' to Start Filming in New Orleans in March

December 31, 2010 (5:12 am) GMT
Pitt is set to take the lead role in the crime thriller, which will reunite him with 'Jesse James' helmer Andrew Dominik and co-stars Casey Affleck and Sam Rockwell.
Brad Pitt

is going to head to New Orleans for the filming of "Cogan's Trade" in March 2011. He is reportedly attached to portray the title character in the film, based on George V. Higgins novel about Jackie Cogan. According to Scene Magazine, the movie is expected to shoot entirely in the New Orleans area.

This project will reunite Pitt with "" director Andrew Dominick and co-stars as well as . Other possible cast members are , , , and , the site reports.

"Cogan's Trade" will additionally become the first film Pitt shoots in Louisiana since 2008 "". The actor and his living partner share a residence in the city.

"Cogan's Trade" is a crime thriller that revolves around Jackie Cogan, a professional enforcer who investigates a heist that takes place during a high stakes poker game under protection of the mob. Andrew Dominick will write in addition to directing the movie.

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