January 08, 2008 09:10:10 GMT
It was reported that Michael Chiklis who played 'The Thing' in "Fantastic Four" is set to star as the U.S. secretary of defense in D.J. Caruso-directed thriller.
The star of Emmy-nominated television series "The Shield", Michael Chiklis, has joined the cast of "Eagle Eye". Hollywood Reporter reported that in the movie produced by DreamWorks, the actor in superhero flick "Fantastic Four" will play the U.S. secretary of defense.
As the latest member to join the cast, it means that the father of two will star alongside Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson and Billy Bob Thornton as well as other cast members. Meanwhile, Chiklis' credits also include "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" and "The Legend of Secret Pass".
On the film's note, the D.J. Caruso-directed thriller resolves around a slacker and a single mother who form an unlikely partnership when they are framed as terrorists. The production was briefly halted over the holiday but has been resumed. It is expected to finish filming in February.