Elizabeth Banks and Diane Lane have joined the upcoming crime drama Every Secret Thing, it has been reported.

According to Collider, the actresses will star in the film which has been penned by Friends with Money writer Nicole Holofcener.

The film tells the story of two 11-year-old girls who are convicted for the murder of a baby and how they adjust to life when they are released from prison at 18-years of age.

Amy Berg will direct the film which is scheduled to begin production in February 2013.

Fargo star Frances McDormand will produce with Merced Media Partners, Hyde Park and Palmstar financing the project.