Dexter's Jennifer Carpenter has boarded the indie thriller Hungry Rabbit Jumps, starring opposite Nicolas Cage, Guy Pearce and January Jones.

According to Variety, she'll play the best friend to Jones' musician character. The story centers on a high school chemistry teacher, played by Cage, whose wife is the victim of a brutal crime, leading him to align himself with an underground vigilante organization.

Roger Donaldson (The Bank Job) is directing the film from Robert Tannen's script.

Production on Hungry Rabbit Jumps is currently underway.