Ben Kingsley is attached to star opposite John Cusack, Hilary Duff, Joan Cusack and Marisa Tomei in the political satire Brand Hauser: Stuff Happens, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Kingsley will play a Middle East oil minister targeted by an assassin (John Cusack) who poses as a trade show producer.

The movie, now shooting in Bulgaria, is directed by Joshua Seftel. John Cusack wrote the screenplay with Jeremy Pikser and Mark Leyner.