Josh Hartnett and Naomie Harris are set to star in August, an indie feature being directed by Austin Chick (XX/XY). Chick also co-wrote the screenplay with Howard Rodman.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story revolves around two brothers who try to keep their startup financial company afloat on Wall Street a month before the Sept. 11 attacks. Hartnett will play one of the brothers. Harris will be the female lead.
The feature is scheduled to go into production in April in New York. Hartnett is producing along with Charlie Corwin (Half Nelson).
Hartnett stars in the upcoming Resurrecting the Champ and 30 Days of Night. Harris reprises her role as the mysterious Tia Dalma in the upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.