Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Cast as Main Villain In Slyvester Stallone Action-Thriller

Adewale Akinnuoye-AgbajeOur favorite bad guy has landed another role in a new action thriller. Adewale-Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Adebisi from HBO’s OZ) has joined the cast of an untitled action-thriller film project co-starring Sylvester Stallone and Christian Slater.

Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Stallone will bump heads in the upcoming flick. Akinnuoye-Agbaje will play the main villain, a powerful attorney who’s trying to cover up his scam to exploit poor neighborhoods that have been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina. Stallone will play the role of a hitman looking to avenge the death of a slain ex-partner. Slater will play a local handler, who plays the middle man.

Akinnuoye-Agbaje, known mostly for his villianist television characters in HBO’s ‘Oz’ and ABC’s ‘Lost,’ will also be seen in Universal Studio’s remake of The Thing, and acclaimed action flick Killer Elite.