Hunky Josh Hartnett and “Pirates of the Caribbean” witch doctor Naomie Harris are teaming for the indie feature “August” being directed by Austin Chick says The Hollywood Reporter.
The story revolves around two brothers who try to keep their startup financial company afloat on Wall Street a month before the Sept. 11 attacks. Hartnett will play one of the brothers. Harris will be the female lead.
Chick also co-wrote the screenplay with Howard Rodman. Production begins this April in New York.
Eight weeks of principal photography begins April 30 taking in locations around New York.