Frank Langella has joined the cast of Zachary Sluser's upcoming romance The Driftless Area. The film already stars Anton Yelchin, Zooey Deschanel, John Hawkes, Ciarán Hinds and Alia Shawkat.

The project is an adaptation of Tom Drury's romance novel with the same title. It centers on a bartender named Pierre and his relationship with a mysterious woman. Their relationship is jeopardized when he gets involved with a thief and a stolen bag of money.

Zachary Sluser is directing from a script he co-wrote with author Tom Drury. Unified Pictures' Keith Kjarval is producing with Aaron L. Gilbert from Bron Studios. Principle photography is slated to begin on May 14th in Vancouver.