Toronto: Bill Paxton Joins Jake Gyllenhaal Thriller

10:47 PM PST 09/07/2013 by THR Staff
Bill Paxton

The actor is the latest addition to Dan Gilroy's L.A. crime film "Nightcrawler."

Bill Paxton is joining the cast of screenwriter Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut Nightcrawler. Gilroy’s wife, Renee Russo, and Jake Gyllenhaal also star.

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The thriller was written by Gilroy and explores the dark world of freelance crime journalism in Los Angeles. The producers mix includes Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy, Gyllenhaal, and financiers Bold Films’ Michel Litvak, David Lancaster and Gary Michael Walters.

Paxton recently wrapped Disney sports pic Million Dollar Arm and has sci-ƒ thriller Edge of Tomorrow coming out via Warner Bros. next year. Sierra/Affinity is repping international sales on Nightcrawler.

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