Batista Joins The Cast Of Robert De Niro “Action Thriller”

Part-time WWE Superstar Batista has joined the cast of the movie “Bus 657” starring Robert De Niro, according to a report at Deadline.com.

Female MMA fighter Gina Carano, Kate Bosworth and Jeffrey Dean Morgan are also on board.

Here’s the synopsis for Bus 657, which is described as an “action thriller” –

“[Bus 657] centers on a father (Morgan) without the means to pay for his daughter’s medical treatment. As a last resort, he partners with a greedy co-worker (Bautista) to rob a casino and the two hijack a bus full of hostages and things go awry. De Niro will play Frank ‘The Pope,’ owner of the casino, and Bosworth plays his estranged daughter. Carano is a policewoman in pursuit of the hijacked bus.”

Production begins on October 13, with shooting scheduled to take place in Alabama.