Jeremy Irvine, who appears alongside Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman in Toronto premiere The Railway Man, has joined Michael Douglas on The Reach.

Good Universe is handling international sales on the action thriller from Douglas’ Furthur Films based on Robb White’s 73 young adult novel Deathwatch. Irvine also starred in War Horse.

Hanna Mangan-Lawrence and Ronny Cox have also come on board the story about a big game hunter who hires a young guide to lead him into the American desert.

Jean-Baptiste Leonetti will direct from a screenplay by Stephen Susco. Robert Mitas produces for Furthur Films while Susco and Philip Elway will serve as executive producers.