Lohman lights ‘Matchstick’

Thesp joins Rockwell, Cage in heist comedy-drama

Alison Lohman, star of Warner Bros. Pictures’ “White Oleander,” has joined the cast of Warners’ Nicolas Cage vehicle “Matchstick Men.” Pic began shooting July 15 in Los Angeles.

A comedy-drama directed and produced by Ridley Scott, “Matchstick Men” also stars Sam Rockwell.

Story follows a phobic con artist (Cage) and his protege (Rockwell), who are on the verge of pulling off a lucrative swindle when Cage’s teenage daughter (Lohman) arrives unexpectedly.

Ted Griffin and his brother Nick adapted the script from the unpublished novel by Eric Garcia.

Producers include Jack Rapke, Steve Starkey, Sean Bailey and Ted Griffin. Robert Zemeckis is the executive producer. Co-producers are Charles J.D. Schlissel and Giannina Facio.  

The film co-stars Bruce McGill and Bruce Altman.

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