Nicolas Cage to star in action thriller `Medallion`

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2010, 16:31 PM IST

Los Angeles: Hollywood star Nicolas Cage is all set to play a reformed conman in action adventure `Medallion`.

The project, to be directed by Simon West, has been in development for some time.

The movie revolves around a father, a former master thief, who has only a few hours to find his daughter when she is kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a New York medallion taxi cab, the Hollywood Reporter said.

The script has been penned by David Guggenheim while Matthew Joynes and Jesse Kennedy of Aurelius are producing as is McG via Wonderland Sound and Vision. James Holt of `Men Who Stare at Goats` fame is also producing.

Cage will next be seen `Season of the Witch`, which releases on January 7, next year.

PTI