Los Angeles, Jan 29: Actor Chris Pine has been roped in for "The Line", a gritty thriller that will be directed by David Gordon Green.
The script has been penned by Sang Kyu Kim, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
"The Line" will see Pine essaying a patrol agent who finds himself in a downward spiral on the job and at home after he loses his wife and young son.
He unexpectedly becomes the caretaker of a 10-year-old child who is orphaned after a shootout with a criminal cartel. As he protects the young boy by going on the run, the agent discovers he has enemies on both sides of the law and the border.