Shia LaBeouf joins `Rock the Kasbah`

IANS| Updated: Feb 01, 2014, 06:11 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actor Shia LaBeouf, who recently said that he is retiring from his acting career, has joined the cast of "Rock the Kasbah", an indie comedy.

The 27-year-old will join Bill Murray, Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride and Zooey Deschanel in the movie, directed by Barry Levinson, reports aceshowbiz.com.

"I couldn`t have dreamed of a more perfect team of comic actors to round out this wickedly funny and heartfelt film," Levinson said in a statement.

"Rock the Kasbah" will follow the story of Richie Vance, a has-been rock manager who takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan.

The movie is written by Mitch Glazer.