Patrick Wilson went to TV last year with A Gifted Man, but now that show has been cancelled, he’s heading back to the movies with Caught Stealing, according to THR, and Alec Baldwin will star in the film too.
Wilson will play Thompson, a character descibed as being “once a hotshot high school baseball prospect, turned unlucky alcoholic, going-nowhere bartender.” While living an exceedingly dull he suddenly finds himself caught up in something huge when he learns that the cat that he is taking care of for his neighbour has a secret hidden in its cage. Hank suddenly finds himself in possession of a very special key that many are looking for, including “a sadistic cop (Baldwin), Russian mobsters, a Samoan hit man, and a pair of psycho brothers who dress in leather gear.”
Producer Kirk D’Amico says, “Caught Stealing is, first and foremost, a great script. It is a wrong-man plot worthy of Hitchcock, and a brilliant adaption of the first book of the Henry Thompson trilogy. I look forward to seeing the story come to life on screen.”
It isn’t clear when it might shoot.