Oscar-nommed Bradley Cooper to star in "American Blood" crime thriller

Oscar-nommed Bradley Cooper to star in

PanARMENIAN.Net - Bradley Cooper adds another big movie to his plate. He is nominated for Oscar in "American Hustle", will next shoot real-life drama "American Sniper", and now is tapped to star in crime thriller "American Blood" for Warner Bros., AceShowbiz said.

The film is about an NYPD officer-turned-mob informant who is involved in a dangerous investigation regarding a missing woman while living in the witness protection program in New Mexico. Andrew Sodroski ("Holland, Michigan") writes the script.

The story is adapted from New Zealand writer Ben Sanders' American debut novel of the same name. The book which will not be released until fall 2015 is expected to spawn sequels and thus become a potential franchise material for the film.

Cooper will also serve as one of the producers, but no director has been announced. According to The Hollywood Reporter, at least one other studio was involved in the bidding war against WB and several TV companies had expressed interest on the project.

Cooper will soon be heard voicing Rocket Raccoon in Marvel's much-awaited new superhero flick "Guardians of the Galaxy" due Stateside August 1. Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, and Vin Diesel are among the cast ensemble.

Related links:
 Top stories
Golden Apricot will highlight legacy of Parajanov, a prominent Soviet filmmaker of Armenian origin who would have turned 90 this year.
The annual international film festival will showcase feature films, documentaries, music videos, shorts, and animations.
The poetess has been awarded local and international prizes as a sign of recognition for her short stories and poems.
The works of Armenian artists such as Lucie Abdalian, Zareh Meguerditchian and Silvina Der-Merguerdichian are included.
Partner news