Josh Lawson, Emma Lung and Ron Perlman have signed on to star in the indie thriller Crave, directed by Charles de Lauzirika, which marks his feature directorial debut.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lauzirika wrote the screenplay with Robert Lawton and will produce with Robert Green.

Crave centers on a troubled photographer (Lawson) whose dangerous visions wreak havoc when his romance with a young woman (Lung) ends and he is pursued by a world-weary detective (Perlman).

Crave began shooting Friday in Detroit.