There’s a new role in the Cards for Oscar Isaac.
The 40-year-old Guatemalan and Cuban actor will lead the cast of Paul Schrader’s revenge thriller The Card Counter.
Based on an original screenplay by Schrader, the film sees Isaac star as William Tell, a gambler and former serviceman who sets out to reform a young man seeking revenge on a mutual enemy from their past.
Braxton Pope, who previously worked with Schrader on The Canyons, is producing the film with Lauren Mann. William Olsson and David Wulf will executive produce.
Shooting is set for early 2020.
Isaac’s previous credits include appearances as X-wing pilot Poe Dameronin the Star Wars sequel trilogy, X-Men: Apocalypse, Ex Machina and A Most Violent Year.