Joe Cortese (“Against the Ropes”) has joined the cast of the indie black comedy “Shut up & Shoot,” co-produced by SP Entertainment and Trace Entertainment.

He will star opposite Daniel Baldwin and James Russo as a B-movie producer who orders a hit on his five partners.

Pic, now lensing in Los Angeles, was scripted by helmer Silvio Pollio, who will also play an actor-turned-assassin.

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