June 19, 2009 at 05:32 PM EDT

Oscar winners Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker, as well as Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood, have signed on for Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring’s remake of the German thriller Das Experiment, according to Variety. The plot focuses on a psychological study in which a group of men are randomly divvied up into the roles of prisoners and captors. (Check out the trailer for the original, after the jump!)

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