*Djimon Hounsou and Kevin Bacon will star in the new action thriller “Elephant White,” the English-language directorial debut of Prachya Pinkaew (“Chocolate,” “Ong-bak”).

The Thai filmmaker will begin filming the screenplay by Kevin Bernhardt in Thailand on March 8 for Millennium Films.

Hounsou will play a mercenary, while Bacon portrays an old acquaintance of Hounsou’s character whose allegiance can’t be trusted, according to the Hollywood Reporter.