Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson have joined the cast of Frank for Film4 and director Leonard Abrahamson (Garage).

The story revolves around an up and coming musician (Domhnall Gleeson) who gets in over his head when he joins a rock band, lead by Michael Fassbender's character.

Leonard Abrahamson is directing from a screenplay by Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan, the writing team behind The Men Who Stare at Goats. David Barron, Ed Guiney, and Stevie Lee are producing. Film4 will co-finance the production alongside the Irish Film Board.

Michael Fassbender last starred in the summer blockbuster Prometheus. Domhnall Gleeson appears in director Joe Wright's adaptation Anna Karenina, arriving in theaters November 9.