Amy Baer, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Films announced yesterday that Carla Gugino (Watchmen) has signed on to co-star with Dwayne Johnson in ‘Faster’. George Tillman, Jr. (Soul Food) directs the film, which will also star Billy Bob Thornton and newcomer Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Here is a brief synopsis of the film:
Faster follows an ex-con (Johnson) as he sets out to avenge his brother’s murder with a deadly to-do list. Gugino plays Cicero, a detective who is hot on his trail as she diligently connects details of this recent crime spree with those of the brother’s decade-old killing.
Principal photography started earlier this month.