Olivier Assayas’ next film stars Robert Pattinson and will be produced and financed by Benaroya Pictures.

Robert De Niro has joined Olivier Assayas’ Idol’s Eye.

De Niro will star alongside Robert Pattinson in the sophisticated heist action/thriller with further plot details currently under wraps.

Benaroya Pictures will produce and finance the film, which is set to begin principal photography in October in Chicago and Toronto.

Charles Gillibert developed and produced the project with CG Cinema, Bluegrass Films’ Scott Stuber, Film 360’s Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan and Michael Benaroya. Ben Sachs executive produces for Benaroya.

International Film Trust, which was co-founded by Benaroya, will be handling international sales.

CAA, which arranged financing, will represent domestic rights along with WME.