Samuel L Jackson in `Cell`

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 09:36

Los Angeles: Actor Samuel L Jackson is all set to join John Cusack in apocalyptic thriller "Cell", which is based on the novel by Stephen King.

`The Cell` is being directed by Tod Williams with makers eyeing a January production, reported Variety.

Published in 2006, the story follows a New England artist struggling to reunite with his son after a mysterious signal broadcast over the global cell phone network turns humans into mindless vicious animals.

Jackson, who was last seen in Quentin Tarantino`s `Django Unchained`, will play Tom McCourt, an engineer and former soldier who escapes from Boston along with Cusack`s character, Clay Riddell.

King collaborated with Adam Alleca on the screenplay of the movie.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 09:36

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