Out of the Furnace is an upcoming American thriller film, directed by Scott Cooper, and starring Christian Bale, Forest Whitaker, Woody Harrelson, Casey Affleck and Zoe Saldana. Written by Cooper and Brad Ingelsby, the film tells the story of two brothers living in a mill town in the economically depressed Rust Belt. A cruel twist of fate lands the elder brother in prison and the younger becomes involved with a violent Northeastern crime syndicate. The film is being produced by Relativity Media with Jeff Waxman serving as executive producer. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tony Scott, and Ridley Scott have also been named as a few of the film's many producers. Production began in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area on April 13, 2012 and wrapped on June 1, 2012. The majority of filming took place in Braddock, Pennsylvania, with additional filming in North Braddock, Imperial, and Rankin.
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