Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan to Star in a Voodoo Thriller

Pair will join Forest Whitaker in film called Vipaka.

Posted: 08/04/2011 03:00 AM EDT
Filed Under Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker is reportedly producing and costarring in a voodoo-centered psychological thriller called Vipaka. Variety says the film will follow "two adversaries who go head-to-head in a game that tests each man's belief in what he believes is the truth." Joining the Oscar-winning actor in the movie will be Anthony Mackie and Sanaa Lathan.


Lathan will play a yoga teacher whose brother-in-law involves their family with a violent, unstable man, to be played by Whitaker. For Mackie, Vipaka is just one of many roles on the horizon. After Vipaka, Mackie will appear in the crime drama The Gangster Squad. Fans can also expect to see him in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Real Steel, Man on a Ledge, Ten Year and What's Your Number?.

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