Zoë Kravitz Joins Austin Butler In Crime Thriller ‘Caught Stealing’ From Darren Aronofsky And Sony

EXCLUSIVE: Before her directorial debut Blink Twice bows next month, Zoë Kravitz looks to be making plans for her next acting job as she is in talks to join Austin Butler in Darren Aronofsky’s crime thriller Caught Stealing for Sony Pictures. Aronofsky will direct direct the pic, which is based on the book by Charlie Huston. The script will be written by Huston, with Protozoa producing.

The film follows Hank Thompson, a burned-out former baseball player, as he’s unwittingly plunged into a wild fight for survival in the downtown criminal underworld of ‘90s New York City. It is unknown who Kravitz will play.

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On the acting side, Kravitz is coming off as playing Selina Kyle aka Catwoman opposite Robert Pattinson in The Batman. She has since been working on her Blink Twice, which she also wrote and produced and is gaining buzz following the release of its first trailer. The Amazon MGM Studios pic stars Naomi Ackie and Channing Tatum and bows on August 23.

Aronofsky is one of many acclaimed filmmakers currently working with Sony Pictures, a list that includes Sam Mendes, who is directing and producing the story of The Beatles with four distinct theatrical feature films; Taika Waititi, who directed Klara and the Sun; Danny Boyle, who is in production on 28 Years Later; Kogonada, who is in post-production on A Big Bold Beautiful Journey; and Jason Reitman, who is in post-production on SNL 1975.

Kravitz is repped by CAA, Untitled Entertainment and attorney Bill Sobel at Edelstein, Laird & Sobel.

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