Having wet his appetite for film, Michael Chiklis has been picked up by DreamWorks to join the cast of Eagle Eye.
Michael Chiklis for Eagle Eye
In Eagle Eye, Chiklis will play the U.S. secretary of defense in the story that revolves around a slacker (Shia LaBeouf) and a single mother (Michelle Monaghan) who form an unlikely partnership when they are framed as terrorists and forced to become members of a cell with plans to carry out a political assassination.
Billy Bob Thornton, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Azizi and Anthony Mackie round out the cast.
D.J. Caruso will direct the thriller off a script by Hillary Seitz.
Eagle Eye has recently resumed production after being on hiatus for the holidays. Filming is expected to wrap February.