'In the Valley of Elah' cast grows

Dec. 1, 2006 at 3:54 PM

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Susan Sarandon and Jonathan Tucker are joining fellow actors Tommy Lee Jones and Charlize Theron in the cast of "In the Valley of Elah."

The Warner Independent Pictures mystery thriller is Paul Haggis' follow-up to the Academy Award-winning "Crash," said the Hollywood Reporter Friday.

The film follows a veteran father in search of his son, an exemplary soldier who recently returned from Iraq and has mysteriously gone AWOL.

Shooting is scheduled to start this month is New Mexico and Morocco.

The story is based on an investigative article by Mark Boal from Playboy titled "Death and Dishonor."

Tucker is also one of the stars of Haggis's "The Black Donnellys," on NBC.

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