EXCLUSIVE: The rising star becomes the latest cast member to swell the ranks on the International Film Trust sales title heading into Toronto.
Dakota Johnson has also joined the cast featuring previously announced Ethan Hawke, Ed Harris and Milla Jovovich.
Michael Almereyda’s modern-day Shakespeare adaption is set to commence shooting on Aug 19 in New York.
Cymbeline takes place in a crime-ravaged America in the 21st Century as a drug-dealing biker gang battles corrupt police officers.
Yelchin will portray Cloten, the son of the Queen played by Jovovich. Johnson will play Imogen, the daughter of King Cymbeline played by Harris.
Anthony Katagas produces for Keep Your Head Productions alongside Michael Benaroya, who is fully financing Cymbeline through Benaroya Pictures. Ben Sachs of Benaroya Pictures will serve as executive producer.