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More casting news for the upcoming thriller "Those Who Wish Me Dead" has come.

Following news Monday that Nicholas Hoult and Tyler Perry had joined Angelina Jolie in the Taylor Sheridan film, more castings have reportedly been confirmed. Jon Bernthal, Aidan Gillen, and Medina Senghore will co-star in the film, per Deadline. Previously, Collider had reported that Bernthal was in talks to play the ex of Jolie's character, Hannah Faber, a woman who occupies a fire lookout tower.

The film is based on Michael Koryta's 2014 novel of the same name. Its a thriller that centers on a 14-year-old boy (Finn Little) who witnesses a terrible murder. He's given a new identity and put in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens to keep him safe, but the killers, the deadly Blackwell Brothers, are determined to hunt him down. Sheridan wrote the script and will direct.

"Those Who Wish Me Dead" comes from BRON Studios and Film Rites, with producers Aaron L. Gilbert  of BRON and Garrett Basch and Steve Zaillian of Film Rites. Creative Wealth Media's Jason Cloth is on board to executive produce.

[via: Deadline]