Bradley Cooper is apparently going for the trifecta for starring in films whose titles begin with the word “American.” He’s nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for American Hustle, his next film is the real-life drama American Sniper, and now he’s attached to star in the crime thriller American Blood. THR reports that Warner Bros. has acquired the rights to the Ben Sanders novel of the same name, which revolves around a NYPD officer-turned-mob-informant who gets involved with a dangerous investigation concerning a missing woman while living in witness protection in New Mexico. Cooper is attached to star in the potentially franchise-igniting pic with Andrew Sodroski (Holland, Michigan) penning the screenplay. A director has not yet been as it’s still early days on the project; the book doesn’t even hit shelves until Fall 2015.
Hit the jump for more on Cooper’s upcoming slate.