'Believe' Star Delroy Lindo Joins 'Point Break' Reboot (Exclusive)
Delroy Lindo has joined Point Break, Alcon Entertainment's reboot of the 1991 film.
Edgar Ramirez and Luke Bracey are starring in the remake, about a young FBI agent named Utah (Bracey) who goes undercover to stop an organized gang of criminals who are pulling off heists all over the world.
Lindo will play Utah's instructor who tries to motivate him to pass training.
Invincible director Ericson Core is helming the reboot from a script by Kurt Wimmer.
Alcon secured rights to Point Break from RGM Media, John McMurrick and Chris Taylor. Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson will produce along with John Baldecchi, Taylor and Wimmer. RGM Media principal Devesh Chetty and investor Marloss Entertainment chairman McMurrick will serve as executive producers. Principal photography is slated to being June 26 in Germany, Austria, Italy, Mexico, Venezuela, French Polynesia and India.
The original film, starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves and directed by Kathryn Bigelow, earned $83.5 million worldwide in 1991 and went on to become a cult classic.
Lindo recently wrapped shooting on Cymbeline, starring Ed Harris and Ethan Hawke. Most recently starring on NBC's series Believe, Lindo's film credits include The Cider House Rules, Clockers, Crooklyn, Malcolm X, Wondrous Oblivion, Get Shorty, Devil’s Advocate and Romeo Must Die. His other TV credits include Fox's The Chicago Code. He's repped by APA.