Luke Perry and M Emmet Walsh have joined the cast of Sam Steele And The Junior Detective Agency, which worldwide sales agent Fantastic Films International will introduce in Cannes.

Silver Hills Pictures and Three Blondes Film Company are collaborating on the production, set to begin shooting in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 1.

Tom Whitus of Silver Hills Pictures will direct the family film about a 13-year-old who forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.

Jilanne Klaus and Katherine McNamara co-star. Perry’s credits include The Fifth Element and Beverly Hills 90210. Walsh has appeared in Blade Runner and Snow Dogs.

Richard A Sauget and Rick Barnes are serving as executive producers.