December 04, 2006 09:05:13 GMT
"Alias" star Bradley Cooper will topline Lionsgate's big screen adaptation of Clive Barker's short story "Midnight Meat Train."
Jumping into thriller-horror genre after being involved in few comedic big screen features recently, Bradley Cooper is set to become the lead actor in "Midnight Train", a production of Lakeshore Entertainment and Lionsgate which is slated to begin filming this winter with the latter to distribute.
Based on Clive Barker's short story "Midnight Meat Train" issued in his popular "Books of Blood" series, the flick revolves around a photographer on the trail of a serial killer who operates in the subway system. Asian horror filmmaker Ryuhei Kitamura has been appointed to direct as a replacement of Patrick Tatopoulos who quitted the project.
Cooper, a 1997 graduate of Georgetown University, started to build his path in show business through a one-time appearance in hit show "Sex and the City" before reached popularity as Will Tippin in ABC's 'spy-fi' series "Alias." His past acting credits included appearances in "Carnival Knowledge", "The Last Cowboy", "Touching Evil", and "Kitchen Confidential."