Maria Bello andGerard Butler have joined Pierce Brosnan in the thriller Butterfly On AWheel, which is beingproduced by Brosnan and Beau St Clair's Irish Dreamtime, Infinity and IconEntertainment.

Shooting isscheduled to begin in March in Vancouver on the story of a couple whose idylliclife is shattered when their daughter is kidnapped. Brosnan will play thekidnapper.

Mike Barker,whose credits include Best Laid Plans, will direct from an original screenplay by WilliamMorrissey.

IconEntertainment International will retain worldwide rights to the projectexcluding Canada, where Maple Pictures is distributing. CAA's John Ptak willrepresent US rights.

Infinity'sWilliam Vince and Dave Valleau will produce with Irish Dreamtime's St Clair andWilliam Morrissey.

IrishDreamtime's slate includes the recently released buddy movie The Matador starring Brosnan, Greg Kinnear and HopeDavis.

Infinity mostrecently produced Capote and Just Friends, while Icon is preparing for the release of Mel Gibson's epicadventure Apocalypto.