News has reached us, via Deadline, that Sigourney Weaver (Avatar) and Bruce Willis (Red) have signed up to co-star in The Cold Light of Day.

They will join Henry Cavill (The Tudors) in the thriller set to be helmed by Mabrouk El Mekchri. The initial script was penned by Scott Wiper and John Petro, with Richard Price adding some finishing touches.

Synopsis: The Cold Light of Day centres on a young American (Cavill) whose family is kidnapped on vacation in Spain. He’s got hours to find them, and unravels a government conspiracy.

The Cold Light of Day is a co-production between Summit Entertainment and Intrepid Pictures. Shooting is expected to commence in early September for a 2011 release.