Thomas Jane is Joining Sylvester Stallone for Action Flick 'Headshot'

April 18, 2011
Source: JoBlo

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Just last week we learned that veteran filmmaker Walter Hill was suddenly stepping up to replace Wayne Kramer as the director for a new action flick called Headshot starring Sylvester Stallone.  The story will see Stallone as a hitman pairing with a young NYPD detective in a high-stakes investigation that leads from the dingy back alleys of New Orleans all the way to the power corridors of Washington, D.C. The unlikely duo is fueled by the death of each of their partners and are willing to sacrifice everything for revenge. Now JoBlo has learned that Thomas Jane will star as the young detective opposite Stallone in the film. Read on!

Speaking to JoBlo's Arrow in the Head podcast, Jane revealed the news himself, calling the script "fantastic." He went on to speak about Stallone and the dynamic between their characters, "He's a hitman, I'm a cop, and we're just opposite in every fucking way, and we need each other to get this job done. And of course I'm like, 'As soon as this job's over, I'm going to take you to jail, you know, you're a killer.'" So it sounds like Jane's character doesn't have a problem getting revenge with Stallone, but still wants to arrest him for his hitman killings. Will we see Jane and Stallone face-off in the end? We'll have to wait and see. Sound good?

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Reader Feedback - 20 Comments


This is very disappointing. They should have cast someone like Shia LaBeouf, Anton Yelchin, Penn Badgley, Chad Michael Murray, Chace Crawford or James Lafferty as the NYPD detective.

Gemma Titmuss on Apr 18, 2011


Wrong. Those actors still need a parent or guardian to go see rated-R movies.

Meow on Apr 18, 2011


^ Sarcasm???

Awtan90 on Apr 18, 2011


No, Never ever. Too young to play alongside Sly. No

Some1 on Apr 20, 2011


The scoop is from Arrow in the Head, not

Ghostface on Apr 18, 2011


Check the URL, because Arrow in the Head is part of the JoBlo network, and you'll see that we mention the podcast right at the beginning of the second paragraph.

Ethan Anderton on Apr 18, 2011



rocKKicker on Apr 18, 2011



rocKKicker on Apr 18, 2011


This is cool news!

jah p on Apr 18, 2011


Thomas Jane, brilliant actor couldnt be better!! Sounds good. They could also get Antonio Banderas as one of the main chars playing as a hitman along with stallone! What say??

Fearl3ss on Apr 18, 2011


the most underappreciated actor of the last 10 years, thomas jane....this role is perfect for him, as he was great as the punisher. well played hollywood!

rocKKicker on Apr 18, 2011


the most underappreciated actor of the last 10 years, thomas jane....this role is perfect for him, as he was great as the punisher. well played hollywood!

rocKKicker on Apr 18, 2011


Sweet. Loved Thomas Jane ever since I saw Deep Blue Sea as a kid.

Lamar on Apr 18, 2011


Re Gemma's comment--25 year olds opposite Stallone? Really? This isn't a teeny bopper movie.

ilovemovies on Apr 18, 2011


i think they were being sarcastic, at least i hope they were

rocKKicker on Apr 19, 2011


don't get me wrong...lovez me some Thomas Jane but he isn't exactly young (not that he's old either). I just wouldn't refer to him as a young cop

Anonymous on Apr 19, 2011


lol "young detective". say what you will about thomas jane, he is definitely not young. No doubt he will portray a "young" NYPD detective who wears curiously large amounts of makeup.

Lebowski on Apr 19, 2011


young when compared to stallone, though

rocKKicker on Apr 19, 2011



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