Samuel L Jackson Joins "The Cell"

Posted Monday November 4, 2013 6:59 PM GMT

The movie roles just keep coming for Samuel L. Jackson, as the veteran actor has just signed on to star in "The Cell" opposite John Cusack.

The film, which is based on a Stephen King novel of the same name, is being directed by Tod "Kip" Williams and is slated to begin shooting in January.

Benaroya Pictures executive Michael Benaroya said of the casting addition, “It's really exciting to have such a great cast continue to come together on this project.”

He continued, “Our goal is to create exciting commercial fare with top talent to really deliver on the concept of an elevated genre film.”

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