Samuel L. Jackson and Josh Duhamel have signed on to star in Sympathy for the Devil (no not a remake of the documentary of the same name) according to Latino Review.
Caught in the no-man’s land between Saturday night sin and Sunday morning redemption, Louisiana lawman Harlan Stark (Duhamel) finds that his intervention into a spectacular crime –the bold attempt to assassinate a charismatic preacher--soon escalates into a cosmic confrontation between Heaven and Hell, where angels are warriors as dangerous as demons.
Harlan and his loyal partner Jesse (Jackson) stand at the fulcrum between vengeful good and devious evil, with neither side showing anything like mercy
Boaz Yakin (Remember the Titans) is set to direct, with a script already written.
As soon as distribution rights are secured, Yakin can officially start production.
Jackson can do these kind of roles all day long...Duhamel has Transformers of course but in a secondary capacity....It will be interesting to see what happens when he moves up to the sidekick slot.