Hollywood veteran Robert De Niro and actor Shia LaBeouf are set to star in an upcoming independent crime drama After Exile.
According to Variety, the duo will play a father and son in the movie.
LaBeouf will essay the role of an ex-con who, after being released from prison for killing a man, is trying to get back to his old life with his father (De Niro) so that they can save his younger brother from a life of drugs and crime.
De Niro will play another ex-con suffering from alcoholism and guilt.
Joshua Michael Stern is directing the movie from a script by Anthony Thorne and Michael Tovo.
Thorne and Steve Snyder of Pacific Shore Films are producing the project, while Les Cohen will serve as executive producer.