September 05, 2014 06:04:34 GMT
Miller will play a love interest to the 'Argo' star, Saldana will portray another woman in his life, while Fanning will be a girl who finds herself in trouble.
Sienna Miller, Zoe Saldana and Elle Fanning are going to "Live by Night". Deadline reports they are tapped to star in the adaptation of Dennis Lehane's crime novel. Ben Affleck is directing, scripting, producing and starring in the film. Leonardo DiCaprio also serves as a producer.
It follows Joe Coughlin who gets involved in escalating levels of organized crime. Miller will play his mob boss' girlfriend whom he falls in love with. Saldana plays Graciella Suarez, a woman Coughlin meets later as he is climbing the organized crime ladder. Fanning plays a sheriff's daughter who gets into trouble.
The movie was originally set by Warner Bros. for December 25, 2015 release, but has been shifted to October, 7, 2016 as Affleck is busy filming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" for the studio.
Fanning was last seen in Disney's "Maleficent". After her major role in "Guardians of the Galaxy", Saldana is taking a break while she is expecting her first child with beau Marco Perego. Meanwhile, Miller will next star in "Foxcatcher" and "American Sniper".