Malin Akerman will also star in the action thriller, which Kasper Barfoed is scheduled to start directing in mid-November. Content will commence pre-sales at the AFM next week.
Furst Films’ Sean Furst and Bryan Furst are producing alongside Nigel Thomas of Matador Pictures.
The Numbers Station stars Cusack as a disgraced black ops agent assigned to protect a code operator. F Scott Frazier wrote the screenplay.
CAA negotiated the deal for Cusack with Steve Burkow of Ziffren Brittenham.
“Kasper Barfoed is an extremely exciting new directing talent with genuine flair and style and we’re really thrilled that John Cusack has joined the production,” Content’s Jamie Carmichael said. “And it’s great to be back in business with the Furst and Matador teams again.”