August 06, 2012 12:34pm PT by Borys Kit
Joe Manganiello in Talks to Join Arnold Schwarzenegger in Action Thriller 'Breacher' (Exclusive)
Joe Manganiello is in negotiations to join Arnold Schwarzenegger in Breacher, the action thriller which David Ayer is directing for QED International.
The script, written by Skip Woods (Swordfish), follows 10 DEA agents who pull off a heist during an enforcement operation, then start dying one by one.
Manganielo will join Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard and House of Lies actress Dawn Olivieri as members of the DEA team. His character, named Grinder, discovers a conscience and attempts to contact the police.
Open Road is domestically distributing the movie, which is eying an October start in Atlanta.
Bill Block, Paul Hanson, Joe Roth and Palek Patel are producing with Albert S. Ruddy.
Manganiello, who plays Alcide Herveaux on HBO’s True Blood, is mostly known for his TV work but thanks his appearance in Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike is enjoying a feature bounce. He is repped by CAA, Valeo Entertainment, and Felker Toczek.