John Cusack is joining Elijah Wood for the high-concept thriller Grand Piano.

Described as Speed set at the keys of a piano, this taught drama focuses on a famous concert pianist whose stage fright has kept him from playing for years. Upon giving into the request to perform a show, the musician discovers that he must keep playing without a single mistake, or a madman will take both his and his wife's life.

Elijah Wood will play the pianist. John Cusack's role has not been disclosed. The script comes from Damien Chazelle and will be directed by Eugenio Mira

Shooting is set to start this summer in Ciudad de la Luz in Alicante and Chicago.