Ethan Hawke is to star opposite Marisa Tomei and Albert Finney in 'Before the Devil Knows You're Dead', the new thriller from 'Serpico' and 'Network' director Sidney Lumet.

Production Weekly reports that the film tells the story of two brothers who organise a robbery of their parents' jewellery shop which goes wrong.

The film is due to begin shooting on 19 July in New York.

Lumet co-wrote the film with Kelly Masterson and Austin Chick.