Sam Worthington will star opposite Helen Mirren in The Debt, director John Madden's action film for Miramax.

According to Variety, Worthington and Mirren play Israeli Mossad agents hunting a Nazi war criminal. The film is an English-language remake of the Israeli thriller "Ha-hov."

The redo is a co-production with Marv Films, the U.K.-based company run by Matthew Vaughn and Kris Thykier. Vaughn wrote the script with Jane Goldman.

Production is set to start next year in the U.K., Germany and Israel.