Brad Pitt’s Cogan’s Trade to Shoot in New Orleans


It’s been over three years since Andrew Dominik’s The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was released, but the Australian filmmaker is set to reunite with Brad Pitt (who played Jesse James) for the upcoming crime-thriller Cogan’s Trade, based on George V. Higgins’ novel. According to the local trade Scene Louisiana (via SlashFilm), the film is set to start shooting in New Orleans in March with a who’s who of hot actors, including a reunion with Casey Affleck, who played Robert Ford in “Assassination.”

According to the article, the other actors rumored to be part of the ensemble include Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Bill Murray, Mark Ruffalo, Sam Rockwell and Zoe Saldana, who just wrapped shooting Colombiana in New Orleans.

In the film, Pitt plays Jackie Cogan, “an enforcer investigating the robbery of a high stakes poker game protected by the mob.”