According to The Hollywood Reporter, hot on the heels of her Academy Award nomination for Sideways, actress Virginia Madsen has signed on to star in The Wrong Element for Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow.

Madsen will plays the wife of the already-cast Harrison Ford, a security expert who specializes in making banks theft-proof. The expert's wife and daughter are kidnapped in order to force him to steal money from a bank he's been hired to protect.

Paul Bettany plays the bad guy. Richard Loncraine will direct.