Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has secured a deal to star in The Last Stand, a gritty western which revolves around an aging sheriff, with the same abilities he once had in his youth, who is required to hunt down the leader of a fierce drug cartel and stop them from crossing the Mexican border. The project was originally planned to be shot on a $30 million budget and was to feature Liam Neeson in the lead, but now that Schwarzenegger is to star, the budget will likely rise.
The film is the first English-language Ji-Woon Kim direction. Cry Macho, the film of which was due to be released as Schwarzenegger’s come back to Hollywood is reported to be either “dead or at best delayed until February 2012″.
Source: Screen Rant