Actor set for Lakeshore, Kimmel thriller

Jason O’Mara will star opposite Katherine Heigl in crime thriller “One for the Money,” from Lakeshore Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.

Daniel Sunjata has also been cast in the film which is based on the first tome in Janet Evanovich’s bestselling Stephanie Plum series about a female bounty hunter. Lionsgate recently picked up domestic distribution.

Story centers on Plum finding herself newly divorced, living in Trenton, N.J., and taking a job with her slimy cousin in the bail bond business. Her first big case is a local cop and former b.f., played by O’Mara, who’s wanted for murder.

Sunjata’s signed to portray a disciplined veteran bounty hunter.

Julie Ann Robinson’s directing, and Liz Brixius is rewriting the adapted script. Producers are Lakeshore chair-CEO Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi, SKE chair Sidney Kimmel and Wendy Finerman (“The Devil Wears Prada”).

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