24 September 2012 12:44 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Jake Gyllenhaal, whose police drama End of Watch was a surprise winner at the weekend box office, is in negotiations to star opposite Hugh Jackman in Alcon’s Prisoners. The gritty thriller, being directed by Denis Villeneuve (Incendies), centers on a small-town carpenter (Jackman) whose young daughter and best friend are kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, his character takes the law into his own hands, kidnapping the man he suspects is responsible. But as his friend and daughter's captivity continues, the carpenter begins to have doubts that he has the right man. If a deal is made,

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