sam worthingtonSam Worthington is stepping out on a ledge for Danish director Asger Leth.

The 'Avatar' star has signed to head up 'Man on Ledge,' Summit Entertainment's upcoming thriller about a female psychologist and a suicidal cop who threatens to leap to his death, reports Variety.

Leth, the award-winning co-director of the 2006 documentary 'Ghosts of Cité Soleil,' that chronicled life in the slums of Haiti's capital city Port-au-Prince, is circling 'Ledge' after Universal scrapped plans to back his Mexican drug drama 'Cartel' with Josh Brolin.

Lorenzo di Bonaventura ('Salt,''Transformers 3') is producing the project with Mark Vahradian and David Read. TV writer Pablo Fenjve penned the script.

According to Summit, the film could begin shooting this winter.
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