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Beesley moves to ‘Pawn’

Thesp rounds out cast of indie thriller

Max Beesley has rounded out the cast to the indie thriller “Pawn” starring Michael Chiklis.

David Armstrong is helming the pic with Forest Whitaker, Ray Liotta, Nikki Reed and rapper/hip-hop artist Common.

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.

Beesley will play Chiklis’ partner.

Chiklis, Jeff Most, Brad Luff, Michael Becker are producing. Jay Anthony White is penning the script.

Beesley, who is repped by Untitled Entertainment and Gersh, can currently be seen on the U.K. series “Mad Dogs” starring Ben Chaplin.

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