Samuel L Jackson in Sympathy movie
Samuel L Jackson and Josh Duhamel have signed up to star in Sympathy For The Devil.
Boaz Yakin will direct the supernatural thriller in which the two actors will play Louisiana cops tasked with investigating the attempted assassination of a charismatic preacher, according to The Latino Review.
Duhamel will play Harlan Stark and Jackson his partner Jesse.
During their investigation they discover there are supernatural forces behind the crime, as they are caught up in a battle between good and evil.
The film is reportedly pinning down some final financing before it schedules a start date for shooting.
Yakin is known for sports drama Remember The Titans starring Denzel Washington and romcom Uptown Girls, which starred the late Brittany Murphy.