Actor Kyle Chandler has joined the cast of Broken City for 20th Century Fox and director Allen Hughes.

We reported a few weeks ago that Barry Pepper will portray a mayoral candidate in Broken City. Kyle Chandler will play the candidate's campaign manager. The story centers on Mark Wahlberg's character, a private investigator hired by the mayor (Russell Crowe) to find his wife's lover. The detective comes to learn dark secrets about the mayor during the course of his investigation, which puts his life in danger.

Allen Hughes is directing Broken City from a screenplay by Brian Tucker. Broken City is currently shooting in New Orleans.