John Cusack

John Cusack

John Cusack and Adrien Brody are set to team up for new film Dragon Blade.

Dragon Blade will see the pair star alongside Jackie Chan, while Daniel Lee is in the director's chair.

The actors have signed on to star as Roman soldiers lost in ancient times in the upcoming historical epic, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Cusack will play Lucius, a Roman general who leads a legion of soldiers into the Han Dynasty in China while Brody will take on the role of Tiberius, who assassinates Rome's Consul Crassus and tries to hunt down Lucius.

Meanwhile, Chan will star as the Commander of the Protectorate of the Western Regions, who joins forces with Lucius in a bid to protect China's borders and sovereignty from Tiberius.

Lee has been behind movies such as 14 Blades and Dragon Squad, and this is his first film since Hong men yan chuan qi back in 2011.

Cusack will be back on the big screen later this summer with Maps to the Stars, while he has also completed work on the Prince, Reclaim, Love & Mercy and Cell.

As for Brody, he was part of the ensemble cast of The Grand Budapest Hotel, and has also finished work on American Heist, Backtrack, and TV mini-series Houdini.

'Dragon Blade' is scheduled for release on February 19 2015.

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