Reuniting with Bruce Willis after their collaboration in M. Night Shyamalan's 2000 work of "Unbreakable", Samuel L. Jackson is positive to star in "Black Water Transit", an action thriller drama developed under Capitol Films banner.
Based on the novel of the same title written by Carsten Stroud, pic revolves around a group of cops, criminals, and lawyers who collide over a shipment of illegal firearms, mafia ties, and a double homicide. Willis will portray a criminal named Earl Pike who tries to secure his family's illegal gun collection to a safe haven.
Production is expected to start on February 12 using locations in New Orleans, Louisiana with Kevin Bacon, James Franco, and Sophie Okonedo also starring. Samuel Bayer is in charge to direct from script penned by Doug Richardson while Christopher Eberts, Kia Jam, and Arnold Rifkin are all set to serve as producers.