Thesp joins Taylor Lautner in Lionsgate film

Sigourney Weaver has been tapped to star opposite Taylor Lautner and Lily Collins in Lionsgate’s “Abduction,” with Gotham Group, Vertigo Entertainment and Lautner’s Tailor Made producing.

Weaver will portray a psychiatrist to Lautner’s character, who discovers his own baby picture on a missing persons website.

John Singleton’s directing from Shawn Christensen’s spec script. Shooting’s set for July in Pittsburgh. Producers include Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Lee Stollman, Vertigo’s Roy Lee and Doug Davison and Tailor Made’s Dan Lautner. Gotham Group’s Jeremy Bell and Vertigo’s Gabriel Mason are exec producing.

Weaver will be seen next in Disney’s comedy “You Again.”

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