Jennifer Garner is in final negotiations to star in the thriller, The Kingdom for Universal Pictures.

She'll be starring opposite Jamie Foxx and Chris Cooper in the film, direced by Peter Berg. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story revolves around an FBI team on assignment in a Middle Eastern country investigating a terrorist bombing in one of the compounds housing Western workers.

Matthew Michael Carnahan has written the screenplay; production begins next month in Arizona. A 2006 release for The Kingdom is set.