Forest Whitaker Joins Zoe Saldana in Crime Thriller ‘Out of the Furnace’

Forest Whitaker and Zoe Saldana


Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has joined yet another film with an all-star cast. Whitaker joins Zoe Saldana in Scott Cooper’s crime thriller Out of the Furnace.

Out of the Furnace centers around two brothers with hopes of escaping the economically depressed mill towns of Pennsylvania, but their plans are delayed when one lands in prison and the other is thrown into a life of violence and crime. Whitaker will play Sheriff Wesley Barnes, and Saldana will play the love interest of one of the brothers.

Christian Bale, Woody Harrelson, Sam Shepard, and Casey Affleck round out the cast.



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