Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ("Lost") has joined the cast of director George Tillman Jr.'s "The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete" says Variety.
The script by writer Michael Starrbury follows two inner-city youths left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.
Jennifer Hudson, Jordin Sparks, Jeffrey Wright, and Anthony Mackie co-star.
Tillman Jr, Rachel Cohen, Jana Edelbaum, and Robert Teitel are producing the film.
Shooting is underway in Brooklyn.