Bridesmaids star Rose Byrne has signed on to star in Derek Cianfrance's suspense crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines, replacing Greta Gerwig in the role opposite Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper.

Rose Byrne will play the wife of a police officer turned politician (Bradley Cooper) who finds himself in a showdown with a motorcycle-riding bank robber (Ryan Gosling).

The Place Beyond the Pines began shooting two weeks ago in Schenectady.