Benicio Del Toro, James Franco and Michael Shannon have signed on to star in director Ariel Vroman's The Ice Man, based on the epic true story of mafia hitman Richard Kuklinski, who murdered more than 200 people from 1948-1986, according to Production Weekly.

Collider is reporting that Michael Shannon is portraying the Ice Man.

As of last year, Mickey Rourke is on board as producer and also starring in the project, which is an adaptation of Phil Carlo's book of the same name.