According to Deadline Hollywood, Steve’s been cast in a lead role in the upcoming flick “Devil’s Knot”. He’ll be playing prosecutor John Fogleman in the film about the wrongfully convicted and imprisoned West Memphis 3. He joins among others; Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon, Alessandro Nivola and will begin filming in Atlanta, GA on the Atom Egoyan-directed movie once Steve’s hiatus from True Blood starts.
Devil’s Knot tells the true story of how, despite no physical evidence, teens Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley were found guilty and jailed for a triple homicide in 1993. They were finally released last year. The movie is based on the 2003 book Devil’s Knot: The True Story Of The West Memphis Three by investigative reporter Mara Leveritt.