Daniel Craig will play a fading Hollywood star in Baillie Walsh's Flashbacks of a Fool, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Craig has joined Helen McCrory, Olivia Williams and Emilia Fox in the film which details the story of a hedonistic British actor whose Hollywood career begins to nosedive in his 40s.

Flashbacks of a Fool marks the movie writing and directing debut for Walsh whose resume includes turns behind the camera on music videos.