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Joel Edgerton to write and star in thriller Felony

Warrior, Joel Edgerton

Story by Jack Foley

JOEL Edgerton is to write and star in a new thriller called Felony.

The project will see the Warrior actor playing a decorated police officer who runs a young cyclist off the road when driving home from a celebration drink with his fellow officers following a gang bust.

In a split-second decision, he lies about the accident, changing all their lives forever.

Details of the project were announced at Cannes, where it was also revealed that Matthew Saville is aboard to direct.

Filming is due to commence in October.

Edgerton will next be seen on-screen alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.

He has also co-written a film called The Square with Matthew Dabner.

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