Washington, April 16 ANI | 3 months ago

Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith have been singed up to star in 'The Good Lord Bird'.


The 'Ray Donovan' star and 'The Karate Kid' star will be seen together in a big-screen adaptation of the 2013 National Book Award winner by James McBride, Deadline.com reported.

The film is set in Kansas in 1856 and follows a young slave who links up with a radical abolitionist and his crew of freedom fighters.

The film is based on the book which was named in the top 10 Books of the Year last year, and was a New York Times best-seller.

(Posted on 16-04-2014)