Rebecca Mader (Lost) has taken the lead female role in Men Who Stare at Goats, the Grant Heslov-directed adaptation of Jon Ronson's book. George Clooney and Grant Heslov are producing.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Men Who Stare at Goats is set in Iraq and centers on Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor), a desperate reporter who stumbles upon the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady (Clooney), who claims to be a former secret U.S. military psychic soldier who was reactivated after 9/11.

Mader will play McGregor's wife.

Stephen Lang, who appears in James Cameron's Avatar and Michael Mann's Public Enemies, also joins the cast that includes Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges, playing an intelligence officer.

No word on when production will begin.