Brody [pictured], who will also serve as executive producer, joins the cast alongside Jordana Brewster and Akon; principal photography commences today [June 24].

Adrien Brody is among the latest names to join Sarik Andreasyan’s American Heist, starring Hayden Christensen.

Brody, who will also serve as executive producer, is joined by Jordana Brewster and Akon on the remake of the 1959 Steve McQueen film St. Louis Bank Robbery.

Prinicipal photography commences today [June 24] on the first feature from newly formed production company Glacier Films.

Tove Christensen, Gevond Andreasyan, Georgy Malkov and Vladimir Poliakov produce, with Joseph Nasser and Jack Nasser of Nasser Entertainment Group and Jojo Ryder executive producing alongside Brody and Christensen.

Paradigm represents domestic distribution rights, with Voltage handling international sales.

Brody and Akon are represented by Paradigm. Brewster is repped by CAA.