Winona Ryder to star in `Homefront`

Updated: Aug 18, 2012, 14:04 PM IST

Los Angeles: `Black Swan` star Winona Ryder is in negotiations to join Jason Statham and James Franco in action film `Homefront`.

The movie has been scripted by action star Sylvester Stallone, who is also producing with Kevin King Templeton and Rene Besson, the Hollywood Reporter said.

Based on a book by Chuck Logan, the story revolves around an ex-DEA agent (Statham) who moves to a small town in the hope of a quiet life but runs afoul of a villainous meth kingpin named Gator (Franco).
Ryder will play a former biker chick partnered with Franco.

The actress just completed work on thriller `The Iceman`.