Sinise bounces to ‘Bounce’

Thesp to portray developer trying to corrupt Hawaiian traditions

Gary Sinise has joined Owen Wilson and Morgan Freeman in “The Big Bounce,” the Elmore Leonard novel adaptation that is being directed by George Armitage and produced by Shangri-La Entertainment for Warner Bros.

Sinise plays the character Ray Ritchie, a development magnate bent on corrupting native Hawaiian traditions to construct a North Shore hotel. The film, which begins shooting Oct. 28 in Hawaii, was adapted by Sebastian Gutierrez and Armitage. Jorge Sarlegui is producing with Armitage and Steve Bing. Brent Armitage and Zane Weiner are exec producers. Endeavor and Brillstein-Grey rep Sinise.

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