Samantha Morton finds The Messenger

Now that he’s shifted from being a writer-for-hire on the likes of I’m Not There, Oren Moverman is busy crunching the gears on his directorial debut, road movie The Messenger.

He starts shooting in a couple of weeks and already has Ben Foster, Jena Malone and Eamonn Walker aboard.

And now Moverman is upping the thesp count by two, adding Samantha Morton and Woody Harrelson to the mix. Variety is following the story .