Jim Caviezel to work with Schwarzenegger and Stallone

Last Updated: Feb 22, 2012, 10:03 AM IST

Los Angeles: `Passion of the Christ` star Jim Caviezel has joined the cast of `The Tomb` alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone.

Producer Mark Canton confirmed that the 43-year-old actor will appear in the prison drama movie, reported Contactmusic.

"Jim Caviezel will be playing the role of the warden of the prison which Schwarzenegger and Stallone attempt to escape from," Canton said.

The film will see Stallone portray the role of structural security expert and prison designer Ray Bresli, who is faced with the proposition of escaping from a jail he`s designed, with Schwarzenegger set to play a prisoner called Church who helps other inmates to stay alive while they are incarcerated.

Canton said that he is thrilled with the prospect of both Schwarzenegger and Stallone starring in the movie.

"I am thrilled to be making `The Tomb` with two film icons - Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is the perfect pairing for this high octane thriller," he added.

PTI