Duo Learns How to "Mambo"

June 16, 2007 06:50:40 GMT

Jude Law and Forest Whitaker are paired to star together in Universal Pictures' new futuristic adventure thriller "Repossession Mambo."

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Both are among the acclaimed actors of their generations and now are going to share scenes together in a seemingly promising film feature.

The Hollywood Reporter has come up with news reporting that Jude Law and Forest Whitaker have both been cast to be the leadstars in futuristic adventure thriller "Repossession Mambo" that Universal Pictures is set to gear up into production.

Written by Eric Garcia and Garrett Lerner, pic revolves around a repo man made of artificial organs who, after receiving a heart transplant, struggles to make payments and must go on the run from his former partner. Assigned to direct is Miguel Sapochnik, a one-time storyboard artist, who is making his feature directorial debut here.

Law, a two-time Oscar nominee, is no stranger to the sci-fi genre, having taken roles in "Gattaca", "A.I.: Artificial Intelligence", and "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow." As for Whitaker, the stint is the latest one he secures after that in indie drama "Powder Blue", which he is also set to produce.

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