British actor Idris Elba has joined the cast of Screen Gems' bank heist thriller Bone Deep, playing a member of a group of bank robbers enlisted in pulling off a $20 million heist. John Luessenhop is directing, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film stars Matt Dillon as Los Angeles Detective Jack Welles, a troubled workaholic who pursues the gang of robbers.

Elba is onscreen in Screen Gems' This Christmas. His credits include American Gangster, 28 Weeks Later and The Reaping. He can next be seen in the Screen Gems remake of the slasher movie Prom Night.