Los Angeles: `Avatar` star Sam Worthington is all set to star in Civil War drama `The Keeping Room`.
The other actors in the film include Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld and Nicole Beharie. The film will be directed by Daniel Barber from a script by Julia Hart, the Deadline reported.
Set in the dying days of the Civil War, Worthington plays a soldier who has broken off from the fast-approaching Union Army and encounters women who have been left to fend for themselves.
The shooting of the film is scheduled to begin in June. Worthington recently worked in `Ten` with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mireille Enos. He is also returning for the sequel of `Avatar`.