Actor Peter Stormare has signed on to star in Last Stand for Lionsgate and South Korean director Jee-woon Kim.

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this action tale, portraying the sheriff of a small town who decides to take a stand against a powerful Mexican drug cartel. Peter Stormare will portray Burrell, one of the villains, who assembles an eight-man crew to take on Arnold Schwarzenegger and his police officers.

Jee-woon Kim is directing Last Stand from a script by George Nolfi, who rewrote previous drafts by Jeffrey Nachmanoff and Andrew Knauer. Lorenzo di Bonaventura is attached to produce Last Stand.

Lionsgate has set a January 18, 2013 release date for Last Stand, although it isn't known when production will start.