{Exclusive} John Travolta Joins Christopher Plummer-Led Thriller “Little Mizz Innocent”


John TravoltaCredit: AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau

          〉Travolta joins the cast preceding an early 2016 shoot

is the latest to join the growing cast of ’s action/thriller . Travolta’s role in the thriller is kept under wraps, though the story follows a seemingly innocent UN interpreter (), who becomes pulled into a war between the FBI and a criminal dynasty.

Oscar winner leads the developing cast, which consists of , , , and Kurylenko in the title role.

The $45-55 million-budgeted actioner hails from producers , , and , who also scripted. , known for 2007’s Hitman and the forthcoming Stephen King adaptation Cell, is directing.

French company Full Dawa and South Africa’s Zen HQ will co-produce, while international rights are repped by Hong Kong-based All Rights Entertainment.


Production is scheduled for an early 2016 start, with shooting taking place in Canada, Austria, China, and South Africa. Described by the producers as Canada’s most expensive independent feature, Little Mizz Innocent is aiming for a late 2016 release.

Travolta, who last appeared in crime drama The Forger, is next set to appear opposite Cuba Gooding Jr., Sarah Paulson, and David Schwimmer in FX’s American Crime Story. In the series, which tackles the OJ Simpson case, Travolta will play Robert Shapiro.

Travolta is repped by .


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