Hanks, Burke, Cross log on 'Untraceable''
EmptyColin Hanks, Billy Burke, Joseph Cross and Mary Beth Hurt will join Diane Lane in Lakeshore Entertainment's thriller "Untraceable."
Penned by Allison Burnett ("The Feast of Love") from an original screenplay by Robert Fyvolent and Mark R. Brinker, the film follows FBI agent Jennifer Marsh (Lane) as she races against time to track down a ruthless online predator. Hanks will play Lane's FBI partner, while Cross takes on the role of the film's villain. Burke is the love interest of Lane's character, and Hurt plays the mother of Lane's character.
Gregory Hoblit, whose credits include "Frequency" and "Fallen," will direct the film, which begins shooting next month in Portland, Ore.
Lakeshore chairman and CEO Tom Rosenberg and president Gary Lucchesi are producing alongside Andy Cohen and Steven Pearl.
Screen Gems will release the film domestically.
Hanks, who starred in "Orange County" opposite Jack Black, also appeared in Peter Jackson's "King Kong." He next will appear in the comedies "Buck Howard" and "Homeland Security."
Burke is a recurring character on Fox's "24." His film credits include "Without Limits" and "Ladder 49."
As a child actor, Cross appeared in M. Night Shyamalan's "Wide Awake" and "Jack Frost," among other films. Last year, he played Augusten Burroughs in "Running With Scissors" and appeared in "Flags of Our Fathers."
Hurt most recently earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her role in "The Dead Girl."
Lakeshore's recent films include "Dead Girl," "Crank," "The Covenant" and "The Last Kiss."