January 08, 2008 08:41:25 GMT
The televison star of "Jericho" will return to the big screen as a scruffy member of an armored truck company team in Screen Gems' drama thriller.
Spending the past few years starring in television series, Skeet Ulrich is said to be returning to the big screen. According to Hollywood Reporter, the 'Jake Green' actor in CBS's drama "Jericho" has been cast in Screen Gems' new project "Armored".
In the drama thriller film directed by Nimrod Antal, the 37-year-old actor will portray Dobbs, a scruffy member of an armored truck company team who plans to rob a truck that carries $10 million. He will star alongside Matt Dillon, Columbus Short, Laurence Fishburne, Jean Reno and Fred Ward.
Prior to his appearance in the TV series that is resurrected from cancellation due to a fan campaign, the American actor has varied credits behind him. He once starred in Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt's "As Good as It Gets", Tobey Maguire's "Ride With the Devil" and Neve Campbell's "Scream".
About the film itself, it will be produced by Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Dan Farah, while the script is written by James V. Simpson. The production has been started this week in Los Angeles.