EXCLUSIVE : Angelina Jolie is ready to play in Those Who Will Dead a drama that Taylor Sheridan has written and directed later this spring.
BRON Studios and Rites are Set Creative Wealth Media will fund Sheridan's rugged thriller, which made his directorial debut on the famous Wind River and its screenplays Hell or High Water, Sicario and the sequel Sicario: Soldado's Day . Sheridan has adapted the script from the bestselling novel by Michael Koryta.
Oscar winner Jolie signs a deal with the star. Sheridan's script is described as a hardened chase in the wilds of Montana and uses the novel as a launching pad.
The plan is to turn in May after Sheridan has completed the second season of his Kevin Costner-starrer series Yellowstone, which Sheridan exec produces, writes and directs. There is no studio yet, but this is a hot lot that will land quickly.
Garrett Basch and Steve Zaillian and Aaron L. Gilbert of BRON Studios ( The Mule, Tully, Fences, Leaving No Trace ) will produce. Creative Wealth Media's Jason Cloth ( Tully, Fences, A Simple Favor ) is the executive producer.
Jolie, who last wrapped Maleficent 2 is reinstated by UTA; Sheridan is CAA and Elevate Entertainment.