Thesp joins cast of indie thriller

Ronald Guttman has joined the cast of the indie thriller “Pawn,” starring Michael Chiklis.

He joins a cast that includes Ray Liotta, Forest Whitaker and Common. David Armstrong is helming the pic.

Story revolves around a small-time robbery that spirals into a tense hostage situation after three gunmen hold up a diner that’s a front for the mob.

Guttman will play the mystery man in the hostage situation gone wrong.

Guttman, who is repped by Buchwald/Fortitude, can next be seen in Gela Babluani’s “13″alongside Jason Statham and Mickey Rourke.

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