Macy is fresh off his scene-stealing turn as Tick
Tock McGlaughlin in "Seabiscuit" just released in
the US - and out in the UK on 14 November.
Macy would play a cop in the film, which revolves
around a kidnapped woman who places a random phone
call and reaches a young man (played by Chris Evans)
she must persuade to help her.
"Cellular" is being directed by "Final Destination
2" helmer David Ellis. Production is expected to begin
in September for a release next year. The script was
penned by "Phone Booth" screenwriter Larry Cohen,
with additional contributions from Chris Morgan, J.
Mackeye Gruber and Eric Bress.
Macy, who earned an Emmy nomination for his performance
in last year's TNT movie "Door to Door", can also
be seen starring in the upcoming Lions Gate drama
"The Cooler". Macy also has appeared in the New Line
releases "State and Main" and "Wag the Dog".
Though most buffs will remember his two stand-out
performance in the the Coens' "Fargo", and P.T. Anderson's