Joel Edgerton joins <i>The Double Hour</i> remake with Michelle WilliamsJoel Edgerton and Michelle Williams have signed on to star in The Double Hour, a remake of the 2009 Italian thriller of the same name.

The story follows a couple (Joel Edgerton and Michelle Williams) whose secret rendezvous is interrupted by a well-planned robbery. Filippo Timi and Kseniya Rappoport starred in the original film The Double Hour, which received a domestic release in 2011.

Joshua Marston (Maria Full of Grace) is directing the remake from his own script, with Indigo Films' Nicola Giuliano, Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee, and Journeyman Pictures' Paul Mezey producing. No production schedule was given.

Joel Edgerton currently stars in The Great Gatsby, which opened in theaters last weekend. Michelle Williams recently portrayed Glinda the Good Witch in Disney's Oz: The Great and Powerful.