By Mike Bruno
Updated February 03, 2009 at 04:07 PM EST

Bill Murray and Lucas Black (American Gothic) have joined Sissy Spacek and Robert Duvall in the period thriller Get Low, Variety reports. Aaron Schneider is directing the project, which is based on the true story of Felix “Bush” Breazeale, a Tennessee recluse who planned his own funeral in 1938 while he was still alive and could enjoy it. Murray and Black will play partners at the funeral home. Shooting starts this week.