Ashland, Oregon's very own Joel David Moore, last seen in Avatar and soon to be chum in Shark Night 3D, has signed onto the cast of Oliver Stone's latest project Savages.

Oliver Stone is directing the film for Universal Pictures, which follows two Laguna Beach potheads who lose their shared girlfriend to the local Mexican drug cartel.

Joel David Moore is set to play a computer geek who moves out of Washington, D.C. to join the the marijuana business. Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson play the two boyfriends, Blake Lively plays the girlfriend, and Benicio Del Toro is the cartel leader.

Savages also marks John Travolta and Uma Thurman's third time on screen together, with both actors appearing in smaller roles.

Don Winslow wrote the original novel upon which the movie is based. Shooting is scheduled to begin very soon.