Octavia Spencer has joined Kevin Costner in the cast of indie drama Black And White.
The Help actress will star alongside Kevin, whose production company Treehouse Productions is also involved, says Variety.
Black And White is the story of a man who is widowed after the death of his wife in a car crash and finds himself in a custody battle over his biracial daughter.
Octavia, 42, is set to play the girl's grandmother, while Kevin will be the widower.
Production on the film is slated to start in New Orleans this summer.
He will also star in action thrillers Three Days To Kill and Jack Ryan.