Elizabeth Banks joins Russell Crowe in The Next Three Days.

Elizabeth Banks is to take to star in Paul Haggis’s The Next Three Days.

The actress will reportedly play Laura, a woman who claims that she has been falsely imprisoned for murder. Russell Crowe will play her husband, who is desperate to ensure her release.

The suspense drama is a remake of Fred Cavaye’s 2009 French thriller Pour Elle.

Shooting is expected to start in September.