American Gun: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden has found her first post-Mystic River role with IFC Films' ensemble drama American Gun.

The film is shooting in the San Fernando Valley. Harden joins a cast that includes Forest Whitaker, Donald Sutherland, Linda Cardellini and Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon. Other names in the ensemble are expected to be announced shortly.

Aric Avelino is making his directorial debut on the project, which explores the lives of a set of people and how the proliferation of guns in America has affected and shaped their lives.