Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to join the cast of Alcon Entertainment's Prisoners, Variety reports. He'd join join Hugh Jackman and Melissa Leo in the Denis Villeneuve film.
The "Black List" script, written by Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband), revolves around a small-town carpenter named Keller (Jackman) whose young daughter and her best friend are kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, Keller takes the law into his own hands, but in the process runs up against Detective Loki, a hot shot cop with confidence to burn, assigned to the case.
Production is scheduled to begin in early 2013. The film is targeting a September 2013 release date.