Ray Winstone set to star in film version of ‘The Sweeney’

Nick Love's movie adaptation is back on track

Ray Winstone could be set to play policeman Jack Regan in the new film adaption of the small screen hit The Sweeney.

Writer and director Nick Love has managed to get the film back on track after delays in 2008 – Vertigo Films are now backing the movie.

Winstone could be set to play John Thaw‘s character in the film remake of the classic 1970s cop show, reports Total Film.

See the actor star in UNKLE‘s latest promo and talk about the time he was struck by lightning now.