Domhnall Gleeson is in talks to join new mob drama, The Kitchen, alongside Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss and Tiffany Haddish.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 34-year-old actor is believed to be in final negotiations for a part in the New Line adaptation of the DC and Vertigo female-fronted crime comic book series.

The Kitchen is a classic gangster story that follows a group of Irish mobsters sent to prison. Their wives take over their jailed spouses’ organised crime operation to become the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in 1970s Hell’s Kitchen. The movie will mark Straight Outta Compton writer Andrea Berloff's directorial debut.

Domhnall Gleeson in talks to play a hitman in new gangster movie

Domhnall will reportedly take on the role of Gabriel O'Malley, an intense veteran of the war in Vietnam, who works for the neighbourhood gangsters as a hitman before skipping town to avoid the police, before returning once again when the wives take over.

Production is slated to start filming next month and is tipped for a September 2019 release.