Michael Lander will direct from a script he co-wrote with Ryan Roy and Barry Mendel is producing the project, which Mandate International will pre-sell at Cannes.
Mandate president Nathan Kahane and senior vice president of production Nicole Brown will serve as executive producers on the story of a bank clerk who discovers an unknown woman in his back garden after a train crashes into his property.
Murphy plays the bank clerk whose life in the small Nebraskan town of Peacock is turned upside-down. Page is a girls from his past who may hold a clue to the identity of the mystery woman. Sarandon will play the mayor's wife, Pullman will play the bank clerk's supervisor and Lucas is the bak clerk's old friend and town police officer.
Sarandon stars in the upcoming Wachowski Brothers release Speed Racer and was most recently seen in Disney's Enchanted. She is represented by ICM.
Pullman starred in the Sundance entries Phoebe In Wonderland and Bottle Shock. He will also be seen in Jennifer Lynch's film Surveillance, which is screening out of competition in Cannes.
Lucas is currently working on Michael Cuesta's Tell-Tale, in which he stars as a single father whose recently transplanted heart leads him on a frantic search to find the donor's killer before a similar fate befalls him.
Mendel is a two-time Oscar-nominated producer whose credits include Munich, The Life Aquatic and The Sixth Sense as well as a string of upcoming releases including M Night Shyamalan's The Happening, Drew Barrymore's feature directorial debut Whip It! for Mandate, and The Weinstein Company's Shanghai, which stars John Cusack and Gong Li and is in production in London.