'Shameless,' 'Fargo' Actors to Star in Indie 'Legacy' (Exclusive)

Tara Ziemba/WireImage
Justin Chatwin

Justin Chatwin, Peter Stormare and Mark Thompson will star in the film about a young Cleveland detective.

Justin Chatwin (Shameless), Peter Stormare (Fargo), and Mark Thompson (KLOS’ The Mark and Brian Show) have signed on to star in crime drama Legacy, directed by David A. Armstrong.

With a script by Edward Cornett and Valerie Grant, Legacy follows a rookie Cleveland detective who is desperate to escape from under the shadow of his late father, a disgraced cop killed in the line of duty. He works to solve his first important case while unwittingly under the watchful eye of a ghost-like assassin.

William K. Baker is producing in association with Think Media. Principal photography will begin later in October.

Armstrong, previously the cinematographer on the Saw film franchise, is repped by Original Artists and Felker Toczek.

Grant also is repped by Original Artists and Felker Toczek.

Chatwin, who’s appeared on Shameless, Orphan Black and American Gothic on TV, will soon be seen in the film CHiPs with Dax Shepard. He is repped by UTA.
Stormare is repped by ICM, and Thompson is managed by The Beddingfield Company.