Terrence Howard joins Gun thriller

Terrence Howard has signed up for new thriller A Girl And A Gun.

The Iron Man star - who was nominated for an Oscar for 2005's Hustle And Flow - will play a hustler who gets wrapped up in a world of intrigue after he intervenes in a mugging, reports Deadline.

British actress Juno Temple is in talks to star in the film and it has been reported that Christopher Walken has joined the cast.

Terrence has several movies coming up including On The Road, which stars Twilight's Kristen Stewart, and Dead Man Down with Colin Farrell.

He is currently working on Lee Daniels' The Butler, which features a host of stars including Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack and James Marsden.