The film chronicles the events leading up to and during the John F. Kennedy assassination and Parkland Hospital, where Kennedy was brought after being shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. Each actor’s role in the film is not clear.
The pic will be produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman.
After most recently lending his voice to the animated feature “Puss in Boots”, Thornton will next be seen in the action-thriller “The Baytown Outlaws”. He is repped by WME.
Giamatti has several wrapped films on the horizon including “12 Years a Slave”, “Romeo and Juliet” and “John Dies at the End”. He is repped by UTA.
Weaver was last featured in a supporting role in Nicholas Stoller’s “The Five-Year Engagement” and will star in “Silver Linings Playbook” and Chan-Wook Park’s English language debut, “Stoker”. She is repped by ICM and International Casting Service.