A post-Katrina heist film has just been set and the cast has been announced
Terrence Howard, Wesley Snipes Eiza González Tip “T.I.” Harris, Demetrius Shipp Jr. and Shameik Moore will star in the drama, which is titled, Cut Throat City,
It is directed by RZA, who will also helm the soundtrack and score.
According to Deadline, the script written by P.G. Cusheri, “centers on four boyhood friends who return to New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina, to find their home decimated and prospects for work swept away. Turning to a local gangster for employment, the crew is hired to pull off a daring casino heist, right in the heart of the city.”
Supporting cast members as Joel David Moore, Kat Graham, Rob Morgan, Keean Johnson, Denzel Whitaker (The Great Debaters) and Isaiah Washington.
Filming is taking place now in New Orleans.
Source: Shadow & Act, Deadline