Wednesday, May 27, 2015

New director attached to `Law-Abiding Citizen'

F. Gary Gray will step in to shoot "Law-Abiding Citizen," replacing Frank Darabont, who quit. The legal thriller with Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler starts before the cameras here in December,

New director attached to `Law-Abiding Citizen'

Director F. Gary Gray on the set of Paramount´s "The Italian Job."
Director F. Gary Gray on the set of Paramount's "The Italian Job." Paramount Pictures: Claudette Barius

Director Frank Darabont bailed from Law Abiding Citizen, a legal thriller that will start shooting in Philly in December with Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx.

Producers now confirm that F. Gary Gray (The Italian Job, plus many videos) will step in. Gray is due in town late Sunday night. After this shoot wraps, Gray is supposed to shoot a biopic of Marvin Gaye.
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