Fishburne signs on for 'Armored' role

Jan. 25, 2008 at 2:54 PM

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Laurence Fishburne, French actor Jean Reno and Milo Ventimiglia are set to star in the new heist film "Armored," a report said Friday.

The movie is to be helmed by "Vacancy" director Nimrod Antal, Variety.com said.

Matt Dillon, Columbus Short, Fred Ward and Skeet Ulrich have already signed on for the project, which is shooting in Los Angeles, the entertainment industry trade paper said.

Fishburne recently completed the films "21" and "The Death and Life of Bobby Z," while "Heroes" star Ventimiglia finished work on the film "Game."

Reno has appeared in numerous films in the United States and France, including "The Da Vinci Code," "Ronin," "The Professional," "La femme Nikita" and "French Kiss."

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