Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken and Val Kilmer will star in Code Entertainment’s mob drama The Irishman, reports Variety.
Jonathan Hensleigh (The Punisher) will direct from a screenplay he wrote.
The project is based on the life of mobster Danny Greene (Stevenson), who lorded over Cleveland’s criminal underworld during the late 1970s.
Walken will play infamous loan-sharking nightclub owner Shondor Birns, and Kilmer will portray a Cleveland cop who befriends Greene.
Filming is set to begin on May 19 in Detroit.