The Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth has joined the cast of Matt Shakman's upcoming crime thriller Cut Bank.

The film centers on Dwayne McLaren (Liam Hemsworth, who dreams of leaving his hometown of Cut Bank, Montana. His attempt to leave triggers a deadly series of events that change the town and his life forever. John Malkovich, Ben Kingsley, Michael Sheen and Teresa Palmer are also starring.

Matt Shakman is directing from a script written by Roberto Patino. Laura Rister, Edward Zwick, Dan Cohen and Mickey Barold are producing.

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Liam Hemsworth most recently played Billy The Kid in Simon West's action sequel The Expendables 2. Production began on June 12 in Alberta, Canada.