Ben Foster has recently signed on to star in Oren Moverman's directorial debut The Messenger. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Mark Gordon and Lawrence Inglee will produce for the Mark Gordon Co., with Zach Miller and Ben Goldhirsh producing for Reason Pictures.

In The Messenger, Foster will play a young Army officer who is forced to work with a partner he can't stand in the least desirable job in the military. His life becomes even more complicated when he falls in love with a soldier's widow.

The Messenger is scheduled to start filming in April.