Mickey Rourke, Ray Winstone, Jason Statham, Sam Riley, 50 Cent and Ray Liotta have boarded 13, Gela Babluani's English-language remake of his 2005 French film 13 Tzameti.
According to Variety, the psychological thriller won the grand jury prize for world cinema at the Sundance Film Festival.
Gela Babluani, who wrote and directed the original, has penned the script and will direct the remake.
Riley plays the title character, a young man who stumbles into an underground competition where the wealthy gamble on human beings in a Russian Roulette-like competition.
Rourke will play a convict in a Mexican prison who is sold into the competition. Winstone will play a competitor who has been sprung from a mental institution to participate; 50 Cent will play an employee assigned to escort Rourke's character to the bloody game.
Statham plays a wealthy British man who bets on the competition and has a peculiar interest in one of the competitors. Liotta will play a cop on the trail of the illegal game.
Production begins in New York on Nov. 20