Brad Pitt has signed on to join George Clooney in the Coen brothers black comedy, Burn After Reading for Working Title Films.

Frances McDormand is also part of the cast that centers on a CIA agent who loses the disc of the book he is writing, says The Hollywood Reporter. No details were released as to what role Pitt will play.

Joel and Ethan Coen co-wrote the screenplay, while Joel will direct. Pitt will start shooting Burn After Reading in August.