Indie ‘Tin Soldier’ ​​Stars Jamie Foxx, Robert De Niro, Among Others

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The next independent film tin soldier announced a cast that would suggest anything but indie; the Brad Furman-directed action movie will feature the likes of Jamie Foxx, robert de niroScott Eastwood and John Leguizamo.

As reported by Deadlineshooting for the film will begin in Greece next week. tin soldier will see Jamie Foxx star as The Bokushi, a predatory cult leader who has lured many military veterans into his sect, amassing a mighty army and stronghold with his promises of a new direction for soldiers. To combat The Bokushi, Robert De Niro’s Emmanuel Ashburn, a military operative, is sent along with former Bokushi sidekick Nash Cavanaugh (Eastwood) to infiltrate and neutralize The Bokushi; Ashburn out of duty, Cavanaugh out of more personal motivation.

Furman, who also co-wrote the screenplay for tin soldier with Jess Fuerst, is perhaps best known for his 2011 film Lincoln’s lawyer the first of two adaptations of the 2008 novel The Brass Verdictthe second being the 2022 Netflix series, also called Lincoln’s lawyer.

Foxx and De Niro are both Oscar winners, having won the honor with a biographical musical drama Ray and iconic crime drama The Godfather Part II, respectively. Most recently, Foxx portrayed the villainous role of Electro in the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie. Spider-Man: No Coming Home while De Niro led the cast as Max Barber in the crime comedy The return path.

Eastwood, the son of legendary actor Clint Eastwood, is best known for his role in The fate of the furious and Pacific Rim: Uprisingand John Leguizamo, whose role in tin soldier is yet to be known, is best known for his portrayal of Aurelio, a loyal friend of the titular character in the John Wick film series.

tin soldier does not yet have an official release date

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