Guy Pearce is set to go back Down Under for his next film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Guy Pearce has signed on for the lead role in Animal Kingdom.

Fellow countryment Ben Mendelson and Joel Edgerton have signed onto the cast as well. The film centers on a 17-year-old boy struggling to survive in a criminal family when he reaches out to a cop (Pearce).

No production schedule for the film was released.