Samuel L Jackson Up For The Fallen

Samuel L Jackson is teaming up with writer-director Brian Goodman to try to make fire-fighter drama The Fallen.

Actor-turned-director Goodman, who is winning rave reviews for his Boston-set crime pic What Doesn’t Kill You, has been busy working on the script for the film, which follows the lives of a group of Boston firemen and deal with one of them becoming hooked on painkillers after an injury.

What it needs now, apparently, is a greenlight. “The script is good and Brian’s a good guy,” Jackson tells MTV . “Hopefully, that film will come together and I’ll be able to do it.”

“We'd like to work together”

For his part, Goodman really wants to work with Jackson. “We’ll see what happens with that,” Goodman says. “We are looking at that and we both would like to work together and we’ll see what happens.”

Don’t go thinking it’ll arrive anytime soon, though – between Jackson’s packed schedule and Goodman’s hectic development slate, it’ll have to wait a while.

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