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Jamie Foxx to star in Kane & Lynch film

He'll play Bruce Willis' other half.

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Actor Jamie Foxx has signed up to star as one of the titular characters in the forthcoming Kane & Lynch film.

That's according to Variety, which reports Foxx will play Lynch to Bruce Willis' Kane.

In the movie the pair will have 72 hours to recover a doomsday device and save the world. They'll also need to rescue Kane's wife and daughter, who are being held hostage by the people who sprung them from jail.

Shooting is set to start in August. The film is being directed by Simon Crane, previously best known for being a stunt co-ordinator on movies like Mr & Mrs Smith and X-Men: The Last Stand. Kyle Ward, who also penned the script for the Uncharted film, is writing the screenplay.

The second videogame instalment in the series, Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, is due to hit the shops on 27th August. Have a look at the gamepage for all our coverage so far.

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