Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson and Leslie Bibb have boarded the noir thriller Meeting Evil, reports Scene.

Based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Thomas Berger, the film will be directed by Chris Fisher (S. Darko).

In Meeting Evil, Luke Wilson plays John Felton, a real estate salesman mired in depression resulting from the economic collapse. After being fired, he ends up going on a joy ride with a stranger named Richie (Samuel L. Jackson) that brings them down a path towards violence. Leslie Bibb stars as Felton's wife.

The film is set to begin shooting on January 8, 2011 in New Orleans.