Stephen Dorff has joined the cast of “The Motel Life” for Polsky Films reports Variety.
Based on the novel by Willy Vlautin, the story centers on two working-class brothers who flee their Reno motel room after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident. Emile Hirsch will play one of the brothers.
Alan and Gabriel Polsky (“Bad Lieutenant: Port of New Orleans”) will produce. Alan and Gabriel Polsky will pen, direct and co-write the script. Shooting hopes to begin in Reno this year.