Mackie would work opposite Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Gal Gadot and Teresa Palmer. Open Road recently came on as a distributor with Sierra/Affinity is producing and handling international sales.
Worldview Entertainment, Surefire and Sierra are financing.
Hillcoat, who is directing from a script by Matt Cook, most recently helmed the crime drama “Lawless,” starring Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf, and also directed the 2009 adaptation of “The Road.”
“Triple Nine” revolves around a group of corrupt cops who plan a major heist. The term is a police code for when an officer needs immediate assistance.
Keith Redmon, Marc Butan, Bard Dorros, Anthony Katagas and Christopher Woodrow are producing. Steve Golin is Executive Producing.
Mackie has a busy year ahead of him. Not only is he in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which bows on April 4, but he stars with Jennifer Connelly in the Paul Bettany-helmed “Shelter.”
He is repped by UTA and Inspire Entertainment.