By Kerrie Mitchell
Updated April 20, 2009 at 04:00 PM EDT

Stomp the Yard actor Columbus Short will join Warner Bros’ Vertigo/DC Comics adaptation of The Losers, an action yarn about special ops soldiers cut loose by the government, reports Variety. He’ll play gunner Pooch opposite Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Idris Elba, and Zoe Saldana. Yard director Sylvain White is writing and directing.