Hustle & Flow star Terrence Howard has boarded Filip Jan Rymsza's thriller A Girl and a Gun. The Dark Knight Rises star Juno Temple is attached to the project, along with Luis Guzmán and Christopher Walken.

The film centers Ian (Terrence Howard), a hustler who dreams of making it big in Hollywood. Filip Jan Rymsza is directing from his own script, and producing with Brent Travers.

The actor will be starring in Dead Man Down with Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace and Dominic Cooper. He also has a role in Lee Daniels' drama The Butler, which stars Robin Williams, Jane Fonda, John Cusack and Lenny Kravitz.

Production is set to begin in Los Angeles this fall.