Mel Gibson and Colin Farell to star in ‘War Pigs’

Washington: Hollywood stars Mel Gibson and Colin Farrell will be seen together in upcoming revenge thriller ‘War Pigs’.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Farrell is set to play the role of Drex, while Gibson plays the role of the Pastor.

The story revolves around ex-soldiers who are out for blood against a gang that killed their friend and went on to steal their drug money.

The movie, which is being directed by Tommy Wirkola, will commence shooting this October.

Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian are producing the movie along with Matt Berenson.

In the work front, Gibson will debut as a director for upcoming World War II drama ‘Destroyer’, which is based on the book ‘Hell From the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II’s Greatest Kamikaze Attack’ authored by John Wukovits.

Whereas Farrell will be seen in Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ and also in ‘Planet of the Apes’ director Tim Burton’s upcoming adventure film ‘Dumbo’.

He recently acted in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and ‘Where to Find Them’.