Nicolas Cage to star in 'Vengeance: A Love Story'

Updated on : Feb 08,2016   1:16 pm

Los Angeles, Feb 8 (IANS) Actor Nicolas Cage will star in upcoming thriller film "Vengeance: A Love Story" with shooting starting in Atlanta next month.

The film will be directed by Harold Becker from a screenplay by John Mankiewicz. It's based on the 2003 novel by Joyce Carol Oates called "Rape: A Love Story", reports variety.com.

Oates's novel centres on the aftermath of a victim of gang rape, left for dead in a park boathouse. The victim is a single mother in her 30s, and the attack is witnessed by her daughter. A policeman who is a Gulf War veteran becomes her unexpected champion.

A release date of the film is yet to be announced.