Simon Pegg (“Shaun of the Dead”) has joined Brendan Fraser and Woody Harrelson in the cast of Paul Weiland’s black comedy “Three Bad Men.” Pic begins shooting in June.
Written by Peter Straughan and set in the U.S., pic is about a trio of hit men who start new lives in the suburbs but find it impossible to escape their past.
It’s a co-production between London-based Priority Pictures, Anthony Minghella and Sydney Pollack’s Mirage Enterprises and Canada’s Remstar.
Arclight Films is handling international sales. German rights have been bought by Falcom Films. Pathe has acquired U.K. rights.