It seems, star of "Transformers" keeps his word and really will not be acting in blockbusters. Shia LaBeouf is now finished filming in western of John Hillcoat "The most drunken county in the world" and goes to Robert Redford. Films veteran is going to put a political thriller by novel from Neil Gordon “The Company You Keep”.
Lem Dobbs wrote a script. On his account are also scripts to "Dark City", "Englishman," "Kafka" and "Knockout" by Steven Soderbergh.
"The Company You Keep" tells the story of a former member of the radical leftist group "Underground meteorologists," who for 30 years looking for the FBI. In the sixties he left his little daughter, but now again forced to embark on the run because he may be showing up. Young and ambitious journalist, was attacked on his trail and will stop at nothing to make a name for the hero's story.
Robert Redford plays a former radical, whereas the role of a reporter has performed Shia LaBeouf. The producers describe the project, "The Company" as a gripping thriller about real Americans, accustomed to defend their beliefs, believing themselves to be patriots.
Redford directing projects rarely enjoyed success at the box office. "Legend Bagher Vance" has failed, the picture "Lions for Lambs" has been criticized for being too politicized, but really someone who, as Robert Redford in his youth took a very active citizenship.
"Conspirator" with a budget of 25 million collected in the United States with 11 million dollars.
It is hoped that the new movie of director will have more luck.
You may recall how 10 years ago Tony Scott thriller "Spy Game" where Redford played in tandem with other young but already well-known Hollywood actors. After the project, Robert is no longer taking in patronage over the youngsters on the screen. So that LaBeouf will be typed experience one of the few survivors of Hollywood classics.
Work on the painting is already underway, and filming will begin in September and will be held in Vancouver.