Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet is in talks to star in Jon Hillcoat's Triple Nine. 

The 38-year-old actress, who recently gave birth to her third child, looks set to star in the crime thriller alongside Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul reports Variety and Deadline.

Casey Affleck and Chiwetel Ejiofor have already signed on for the movie, which centres around a Los Angeles heist.

The story follows a group of corrupt cops who plan to murder one of their colleagues in order to distract the authorities from a robbery across town.

Winslet can currently be seen with Josh Brolin in Labor Day. Triple Nine is scheduled for release in 2015.