Gardener of Eden: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gabriel Byrne and Brian Dennehy have joined the cast of Assault on Precinct 13, Focus Features' remake of the 1976 John Carpenter film.

Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne topline the pic, which is being directed by Jean-Francois Richet.

The redo, written by James DeMonaco, is set in the present day in a police precinct building that is about to be shut down. On New Year's Eve, a mobster (Fishburne) is temporarily incarcerated at Precinct 13, the soon-to-close police station. As a rogue gang tries to free him, a cop (Hawke) must command a crew of policemen and prisoners to defend the station.