Ben Foster (3:10 to Yuma, X-Men: The Last Stand) will star in The Messenger, a drama from Oren Moverman, who is making his directorial debut with the film.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Foster will play a young Army officer who is forced to work with a partner he can’t stand in the least desirable job in the military. His life becomes even more complicated when he falls in love with a soldier’s widow.
Alessandro Camon co-wrote the script.
The movie is set to begin shooting in April.
Mark Gordon (10,000 B.C.) and Lawrence Inglee will produce for the Mark Gordon Co. along with Zach Miller and Ben Goldhirsh of Reason Pictures (Son of Rambow).