John Travolta Taking on 'Pelham 123'
The Oscar-nominated actor is in negotiations to star in the
Based on the 1974 Joseph Sargent film, "Pelham" will star Travolta as the leader of a group of NYC subway train hijackers who are demanding a ransom for the lives of the passengers.
Production on the project written by David Koepp will begin in early 2008.
Travolta recently starred in the Disney comedy "Wild Hogs" and as the gender-bending Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray."