Ethan Hawke, American actor, writer, and director who recently starred in First Reformed and Blaze, has been added to the cast of upcoming heist thriller Cut Throat City. The film is being directed by American filmmaker and rapper RZA, known for his group the Wu-Tang Clan, and was written by Paul Cuscheri. Starring with Hawke are Terrence Howard, Wesley Snipes, Eiza González, Kat Graham, Tip “T.I.” Harris, Joel David Moore, Isaiah Washington, Keenan Johnson, Sam Daly, Denzel Whitaker, Rob Morgan, Rich Paul, Demetrius Shipp Jr., and Shameik Moore.
The film follows a group of childhood friends, returning to their homes in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Looking for employment, they begin to work for local gangsters and are hired to rob a casino. Things start to spiral out of control as they attempt to survive and flee from investigators. Hawke will portray a character named Jackson Symms who is a city councilman and retired deputy chief.
Cut Throat City is slated to release within the coming year and you can check out the official teaser trailer from July of this year down below.