According to Variety Maggie Grace has signed on and Salma Hayek is in talks to co-star in CBS Films Faster starring Dwayne Johnson.

Billy Bob Thornton has already come aboard the George Tillman-directed film. It will start production next month in Los Angeles.

In the film, Johnson will play an ex-con bent on avenging the death of his brother, murdered 10 years earlier when the two were double-crossed during a heist.

The script was written by Joe and Tony Gayton.

Evan Jacobs