Dustin Hoffman and Steve Buscemi join <strong><em>The Cobbler</em></strong>
Dustin Hoffman and Steve Buscemi have joined the cast of The Cobbler, which is currently shooting in New York City.

Adam Sandler stars as the title character, a shoe repairman blessed with the meta-physical ability to enter the lives of his customers. No details were given for Dustin Hoffman's role, although Steve Buscemi plays a character named Manny. They join a cast which also includes Dan Stevens, Sondra James and Method Man.

Thomas McCarthy is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Paul Sado, with Mary Jane Skalski producing.

Dustin Hoffman will next be seen in Very Good Girls and Chef. Steve Buscemi most recently starred in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and Grown Ups 2 with Adam Sandler.