Bradley Cooper to Star/Produce Crime Thriller AMERICAN BLOOD
Variety reports that Bradley Cooper is set to star and produce the upcoming Warner Bros crime thriller AMERICAN BLOOD from 'Divergent' producer Pouya Shabazian. The actor will produce under his Warner-based 22nd and Indiana company.
The studio has acquired the rights to Ben Sanders' book proposal, which follows an "ex-NYPD officer living in New Mexico who gets into trouble for investigating the disappearance of a young woman."
Cooper first gained recognition in the television shows Alias and Jack & Bobby. He later appeared in a supporting role in Wedding Crashers (2005), Yes Man (2008), and He's Just Not That Into You (2009). He achieved fame with his roles in The Hangover trilogy (2009-2013), The A-Team (2010), Limitless (2011), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), The Place Beyond the Pines (2013), and American Hustle(2013).
His work in David O. Russell's films Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively. In 2011, People magazine named him the "Sexiest Man Alive".