FTN favourite Hugh Jackman to set to play an everyman who attempts to rescue his daughter in Prisoners, it has been announced.
The Wolverine star will play a small-town carpenter named Keller (Jackman) whose young child and best friend are kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, Keller takes the law into his own hands, but in the process runs up against the big city detective assigned to the case.
Prisoners has been written by Aaron Guzikowski and will be directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Production is scheduled to begin in early 2013, once Jackman completes The Wolverine, with a release date of November 2013.