MUMBAI: Jake Gyllenhaal, who annexed an Oscar nomination
for his performance in Brokeback Mountain, has been
signed to star in a new film titled Mississippi Grind.
will play a young gambling addict who teams up with
a down-on-his-luck gambler in debt for a road trip to
win back what they've lost.
The film will be written and directed by Ryan Fleck
and Anna Boden who are known for their film Half Nelson.
actor will make his New York stage debut in Roundabout
Theatre Company's upcoming production titled If There
Is I Haven't Found it Yet. He is also known for his
work in films like Love and Other Drugs and Donnie Darko