Variety reports pre-production is underway in Alabama and shooting is scheduled through mid-September. Actors Michael Madsen (Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and Vol. 2), Kevin Dunn (Veep) and Toby Sebastian (Game of Thrones) are also part of the cast.
Due June 2018, the action film is centered around Travolta’s lead character — a former dirt track racing legend who is drawn back into the sport after his son joins a competitor’s racing team. The plot leads to a dangerous competition between father and son.
This is Twain’s second major film role following a cameo as herself in 2004’s I Heart Huckabees. Her new album Now arrives Sept. 29.