According to Variety, Kate Beckinsale has signed on for a lead role in David Gordon Green's latest pic,Snow Angels, Sam Rockwell and Olivia Thirlby also star in the indie, which starts shooting in February.

Beckinsale will play a small-town waitress who has suffered through a tumultuous relationship with her estranged husband (Rockwell).

Her credits include The Aviator, Van Helsing, Serendipity and Pearl Harbor. She has also carried genre pics Underworld and the upcoming Underworld: Evolution, in theaters in January.

Brian B.