The World's Fastest Indian: According to Variety, Anthony Hopkins will star in helmer Roger Donaldson's The World's Fastest Indian.

The film started shooting last week. The film, budgeted at $25 million, is lensing in and around Salt Lake City and in New Zealand.

Diane Ladd, Paul Rodriguez, Bruce Greenwood and Chris Lawford round out the cast.

Hopkins stars as motorcycle legend Burt Munro, who, after perfecting and modifying his 1920 Indian Scout motorcycle, ventured across the world to fulfill his lifelong ambition to race at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. He ended up setting a new world land speed record.