It didn’t take long for A-list talent to start circling Candy Store, a crime-thriller from writer-director Stephen Gaghan. Over the past decade, the Oscar-winner has done script doctoring on such projects as Rules of Engagement, The Alamo and M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth. However, Gaghan earned both his screenwriter reputation and Academy Award for an exposé on the American drug war in director Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic (not to mention, his examination of the international oil industry in Syrianna, which Gaghan also helmed).
Reports are in that Candy Store has officially landed its first big-name actor to star – though, you might be surprised to learn it’s Chris Hemsworth, seeing how he just passed on a hefty payday to star in American Assassin (due to his schedule already being jam-packed).
Hemsworth is currently appearing in Game ...
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