Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in and produce the cop action-thriller Crazy Dog for Yari Film Group and Cage's Saturn Films.

Joe Ruben-directed film is being written by Henry Bean and Nick Kazan. Variety says the story revolves around a New York City cop who causes the death of a friend in a moment of cowardice. Consumed by guilt, he goes on a self-destructive spree but then seeks redemption.

Crazy Dog has no production or release schedule as of yet.