Nicolas Cage to star in I Am Wrath

September 12th, 2012

Nicolas Cage is set to star in 'I Am Wrath'.

The actor is in talks to take on the lead role in the William Friedkin-directed action thriller, which is to begin shooting later this year.

The film tells the story of a man (Cage), whose wife is murdered and, after the police fail to catch her killer, he turns vigilante and discovers a web of corruption in the process.

Production company Emmett Furla will produce the movie.

Last month, it was revealed Cage and Mickey Rourke will star in 'Expendables 3'.

Producer Avi Lerner confirmed the 'Face/Off' actor has joined the third instalment of the action movie franchise - which stars Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger - and Mickey, who starred in 2010's 'The Expendables', looks set to reprise his role of mission coordinator Tool.

He said: ''We've got Nicolas Cage to play [one of the characters]. And we're going to bring Mickey Rourke back, if he won't be too crazy. I like Mickey. And of course, all the existing stars [will return].''