Tampa adaptation

Harmony Korine‘s The Trap is on pause. Al Pacino, Benicio Del Toro, Idris Elba, Robert Pattinson, and James Franco were set to star in the film, which is about an insane-sounding feud between a musician (Elba) and his old, ex-convict buddy (Del Toro). The project was financed and ready to go, but after Korine had some personal problems with an actor who was initially attached to the project, a delay occurred. Until The Trap goes before cameras, Korine has been considering other films, including an adaptation of Alissa Nutting’s novel Tampa.

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Harmony Korine The Trap

It’s been a couple years since Harmony Korine‘s Spring Breakers sharply divided audiences, but the writer/director is prepping his new film, called The Trap, and he’s pulling together the cast… with a couple changes. We’d heard before that Jamie Foxx and Benicio Del Toro would play a rapper and his best friend, but now Foxx is out, to be replaced by Idris Elba. And a set of new actors has signed on, too, adding even more talent to the mix. Read More »

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Harmony Korine is following up Spring Breakers with another crime drama. The indie auteur is getting the pieces together for The Trap, a Southern revenge pic which now has Jamie Foxx and Benicio Del Toro attached to star. Hit the jump for more on Harmony Korine’s The Trap casting.

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