James Spader and Colin Farrell have signed on to join Eric Bana, while Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kim Coates, Jennifer Lopez and Bryce Dallas Howard have entered early talks for Sheldon Turner’s upcoming directorial debut BY VIRTUE FALL. Turner, who has become one of Hollywood’s true A-List writers has credited “Up in the Air,” “Law Abiding Citizen” and the upcoming X-Men spinoff “Magneto”. Bana, who has been on the project since the get go sticks in the “Danny” role with Farrell (replacing the departing Jeremy Renner) tackling the role of “Matt” and Spader set to become “Trower”. The role Coates is in talks for is unspecified, alongside the female roles in talks.
The project has been under a watchful eye as many in Hollywood watch to see what Turner brings to life in his debut. With the cast he has already in place, and the ones now entering talks the excitement continues to ratchet up as it nears a start date.