Sam Rockwell to Co-star in "Cogan's Trade" with Brad Pitt

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Sam Rockwell, who recently appeared on Broadway in A Behanding in Spokane, is set to appear opposite Brad Pitt in the comic crime film "Cogan's Trade," according to

Pitt will play Jackie Cogan, a professional enforcer who investigates a heist that occurs during a poker game held under the mob's protection.

Andrew Dominik will direct the film from his own screenplay based on the Georg V. Higgins novel. Inferno Entertainment will finance the film and handle international sales, with Pitt and Dede Gardner (both of the production company Plan B) serving as producers with Steve Schwartz and Paula Mae Schwartz of Chockstone.

Rockwell appeared Off-Broadway in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot and Goose-Pimples, and on screen in "Conviction," "Iron Man 2," "The Assassination of Jesse James…," "Frost/Nixon," "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind," "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" and the upcoming "The Sitter" and "Cowboys and Aliens," among others.

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