William Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave and Jessica Chastain have joined Ralph Fiennes’ directorial debut Coriolanus, reports Variety.
The film is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s study of the way power corrupts, set in the early years of the Roman Republic.
Fiennes will also play the title role.
Filming will begin in Serbia in early 2010. John Logan (The Aviator) is writing the script.