Cam Gigandet, Shane West, Rachael Leigh Cook and Troy Garity have
joined the cast of Svarog-Afterburner Films' upcoming action thriller
Kerosene Cowboys.

Offers are out to Richard Dreyfus and Val Kilmer to round out the full cast, which includes Jason Gray-Standford, Jacob Vargas and J C Chasez.

Mario Van Peebles will direct from a screenplay by Adam Prince based on a story by Svarog-Afterburner Films' Dave Riggs and Nickolai Suslov about fighter pilots.

Shaun Redick and Ray Mansfield at LA-based The Collective packaged the film and represent North American rights and serve as executive producers alongside Bob Yari. Syndicate Films' international sales chief Ennis Hensley is handling foreign sales.

Production is scheduled to begin in St Petersburg, Russia, and Fallon, Nevada, on January 5 2009.