Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., better known for his stage name , is set to join the cast of 's newest action thriller, Run All Night. The Chicagoan hip-hop artist will face off veteran actors and in the Spanish director's latest project.
From what little is known about the plot details, we can gather that Neeson plays an aging hitman who's unwillingly forced to confront his ruthless former boss (portrayed by ) in order to protect his estranged son (Kinnaman) and his family. Common will embody a cool and cunning assassin working for Harris' character.
Common's career has slowly been gravitating towards the acting biz lately, as he was both in Now You See Me, a surprisingly successful Summer flick, and is currently an important character on AMC's Western show, Hell on Wheels. His acting chops have thus been sufficiently proven, as Common also starred in the films Wanted and Terminator Salvation.
The release date for Run All Night is, as of yet, to be announced (presumably it premieres in late 2014).