According to Variety, Alan Rickman, Mary Steenburgen and Bryan Greenberg will star in Randall Miller's family drama Nobel Son, which Miller is writing and producing with his wife, Jody Savin.

The indie film, which begins shooting next week in L.A., also features Shawn Hatosy, Eliza Dushku, Bill Pullman and Danny DeVito.

The story concerns a son struggling to finish his thesis when his father wins the Nobel Prize in chemistry, making life all the more difficult for him and his mother, a well-known forensic psychiatrist.