Kate Beckinsale has signed up to writer/director Michael Winterbottom's The Face of an Angel which co-stars Rush actor Daniel Bruhl and Anna Karenina's Cara Delevingne.

Deadline reported that the Underworld star will play a leading role in the fictional adaptation of Barbie Latza Nadeau's Angel Face which was published in 2010.

Beckinsale will play a reporter investigating a case surrounding Delevingne's character, student killer Amanda Knox with Bruhl playing a documentary maker who is also investigating the case.