The Woods: Oscar winner Adrian Brody is set to join the cast of M. Night Shyamalan's The Woods!

Brody joins Joaquin Phoenix, Bryce Dallas Howard, William Hurt and Sigourney Weaver in the Walt Disney Co. film. Set in 1897, Woods revolves around a close-knit community that lives with the frightening knowledge that a mythical race of creatures resides in the woods around them. Shyamalan, who penned the Woods script, also is producing along with Scott Rudin and Sam Mercer. Walt Disney Studios chairman Richard Cook and production president Nina Jacobson are overseeing for the studio. Brody, whose breakout role in last year's The Pianist earned him a best actor Academy Award, can next be seen in the upcoming Paramount Classics musical The Singing Detective, scheduled for an October 24 release.

Thanks to The Hollywood Reporter!