The Company You Keep Adds Anna Kendrick and Terrence Howard
Director Robert Redford has added a few more actors to his roster for his upcoming political thriller The Company You Keep, including Anna Kendrick, Terrence Howard, Brendan Gleeson, Sam Elliott, and newcomer Jackie Evancho, an 11-year-old finalist on America’s Got Talent.
The actors join Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Brit Marling, Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Richard Jenkins, Julie Christie, Stephen Root, Stanley Tucci and Chris Cooper in the Lem Dobbs-scripted pic, based on the novel by Neil Gordon.
Robert Redford stars as Jim Grant, a former Weather Underground militant wanted by the FBI for 30 years who must go on the run when a young, ambitious reporter (Shia LaBeouf) exposes his true identity.
Anna Kendrick will play Diana, a young FBI agent and Shia LaBeouf’s former flame who provides him with information he needs to uncover the truth about Grant and the Bank of Michigan robbery.
Terrence Howard will play Cornelius, the senior FBI agent on the case who has relentlessly pursued Grant across the nation and now leads the task force assigned to take down the Weather Underground fugitives who have been on the run for three decades.
Brendan Gleeson will play Henry Osborne, the retired Michigan Chief of Police who investigated the bank robbery in the 1960s.
Sam Elliott will play Mac, Christie’s employer in the marijuana trade who used to be romantically involved with her.
Jackie Evancho will play Robert Redford’s daughter, who recently lost her mother and is unaware of her father’s militant past.
The political action thriller is currently filming in Vancouver.
The Company You Keep is in development and stars Shia LaBeouf, Robert Redford, Susan Sarandon, Richard Jenkins, Julie Christie, Brit Marling, Nick Nolte. The film is directed by Robert Redford.