Zoe Saldana is set to star in 'Out of the Furnace'.
The dark film is set in 1986 Indiana and tells the story of Slim (Bale), a newly free man who wants to fulfil his promise to his long-suffering girlfriend by marrying her.
However, when he discovers his brother has been murdered after getting involved in a gambling racket, his goals change and he avenges the murder.
Saldana is set to play Slim's ex-wife, who now works as a waitress and is married in the town's sheriff.
Saldana is currently busy working on J.J. Abrams' untitled 'Star Trek' sequel, reprising her role as Nyota Uhura.