Elizabeth Banks will star opposite Russell Crowe in The Next Three Days, Paul Haggis' adaptation for Lionsgate of the French thriller Pour elle.

According to Variety, Haggis is directing, writing and producing the film, which centers on an ordinary couple who find themselves in an unthinkable situation and have to make desperate choices that will test the limits of love. Haggis and Michael Nozik will produce The Next Three Days through their production entity Highway 61 Films, along with Marc Missonnier and Olivier Delbosc of Fidelite Films.

No production date has been set.