10-19-08: Gerard Butler Finds His ‘Citizen’ Director, Role Switch Confirmed

Variety reports that F. Gary Gray will fill the director spot on Law Abiding Citizen.  Gray, best known for 2003’s The Italian Job, will take over for Frank Darabont, who left the production last week.  In an added twist, Variety also reports that Gerard Butler will now take on the role of the traumatized victim of the legal system who launches a vigilante plot that terrorizes the city. Jamie Foxx will portray the DA who is the only man who can stop him.  The new director and casting switch has been confirmed by GB.net.  Production is scheduled to begin in December 2008.  Read more…

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