Emile Hirsch and Matthew McConaughey join up for Killer Joe
Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch have boarded Voltage Pictures' black comedy Killer Joe.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, William Friedkin is directing the film, with a script by Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning writer Tracy Letts.

Killer Joe centers on a brother (Emile Hirsch) and sister combo who plot the death of their mother for the insurance money and hire "Killer Joe" Cooper, a cop and contract killer (Matthew McConaughey) to do the deed.

Killer Joe starts production Nov. 8 in and around New Orleans.