Billy Bob Thornton and Forest Whitaker have signed up to play the leading villains in 'Out of the Furnace'.
Billy Bob Thornton is to play a villain in 'Out of the Furnace'.
Forest Whitaker is also set to play a leading part in the Scott Cooper-directed picture.
Forest will be playing someone closely attached to the death of the brother.
He was last seen as Skip Caldwell in 'Jayne Mansfield's Car'.
Oscar-winner Forest recently played the role of Sam Cooper in TV series 'Criminal Minds: Suspicious Behaviour' and has roles lined up in 'Freelancers', 'Bill's Law' and 'A Single Shot'.