By Adam Markovitz
Updated March 19, 2009 at 01:55 PM EDT

Variety reports that Kevin Costner and Tommy Lee Jones have signed on to appear alongside Ben Affleck in The Company Men, an indie drama from writer John Wells (ER, The West Wing), who will direct. The story centers around an ambitious businessman (Affleck) who takes a construction job from his no-nonsense brother-in-law (Costner) after being laid off. Jones will play a conflicted senior partner at the firm. Production on the project will begin in April.