According to Variety, Adrien Brody and Jeffrey Wright are both gearing up to top-line Cadillac Records.

Brody will star as legendary record exec Leonard Chess while Wright has signed on to play musician Muddy Waters. The film will focus on Chicago in the 1950s and will delve into the lives of many different musicians like Little Walter, Howlin' Wolf and Elvis Presley.

The film will be written and directed by Darnell Martin and principal photography is scheduled to begin this March in New Jersey and Mississippi.