Variety reports that Billy Burke (Twilight) is going to co-star in the indie film Drive Angry with Nicolas Cage, William Fichtner and Amber Heard.

The Millennium/Summit Entertainment film is going to be produced by Michael De Luca.

Patrick Lussier will direct this project from a script he wrote with Todd Farmer. Production is set to start next month in Shreveport, La., with a February 11, 2011, release date.

Drive Angry focuses on a tough-as-nails man with a curious past as he races through the desert in pursuit of the man who killed his daughter and then kidnapped his daughter's child. Burke will be "a charismatic cult leader whose nefarious influence leads to kidnapping and murder."