'Out of the Furnace' casts Willem Dafoe
Published Apr 27 2012, 15:06 BST
By Mark Langshaw
has joined the cast of Out of the Furnace
The John Carter
star will team up with the previously confirmed Christian Bale and Casey Affleck in Scott Cooper's crime thriller.
Based on an original screenplay by Brad Ingelsby, the movie also features Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker
, Sam Shepard and Zoe Saldana among its supporting cast.
Bale will play a man seeking to avenge the death of his brother (Affleck), who was killed at the hands of a violent crime ring. Dafoe joins the project as a sleazy bookmaker, according to Variety
Ridley Scott and Leonardo DiCaprio were due to direct and star respectively, but will now serve as producers.Out of the Furnace
will be released in cinemas in 2013.> Bale, Affleck, Saldana, Shepard join 'Out of the Furnace'
Watch Willem Dafoe discuss John Carter
with Digital Spy