Kevin Costner in talks to play the lead in 'Midnight Delivery'

MUMBAI: Kevin Costner is in talks to star in Midnight Delivery,

a Universal thriller. The film revolves around a father, to be played by Costner, who is trafficking cocaine to London on a midnight flight in a desperate attempt to save his estranged daughter from a Colombian gang.

The script has been written by Guellermo del Toro and Neil Cross. David Linde of Lava Bear Films is also producing along with del Toro. Gary Ungar, Tory Metzger and Russell Ackerman will be executive producers.

Although del Toro is full with his next directorial movie Crimson Outing, he is fitting Midnight Delivery also into his schedule. Costner has recently acted in several movies such as Man of Steel and is also the holder of two Academy awards, three Golden Globe awards and one Emmy Award. Del Toro has films such as Hellboy, Blade II and the recently releasedPacific Rim in his filmmaking career.

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