LL Cool J On Board For "Slow Burn"

Multi-platinum rapper LL Cool J will star opposite

Ray Liotta and Jolene Blalock in the independent movie, "Slow Burn,"

which is currently in development.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, LL will

star in the movie that pits a lawyer (Liotta) against an attractive assistant

district attorney (Blalock) and an "enigmatic stranger," played by


The movie is set to begin filming in Montreal

next month and is being directed by Wayne Beach, who also directed The Art of

War" and "Murder at 1600."