Darabont Directing Law Abiding Citizen


Frank Darabont (Stephen King’s The Mist, The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption) will direct the thriller Law Abiding Citizen starring Gerard Butler for The Film Department, reports Screen Daily.

Filming will start on August 18 in Detroit for movie, in which a criminal mastermind controls a city from the confines of his prison cell. Butler will play the prosecutor who stands in his way.

Kurt Wimmer wrote the screenplay and Lucas Foster (Mr. & Mrs. Smith) is producing with Alan Siegel and Butler.