Courtney B. Vance joins 'Crowley' film

Actor will star opposite Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser

Courtney B. Vance is joining CBS Films' medical drama "Crowley," starring Harrison Ford and Brendan Fraser.

Vance will play a father whose daughter has the same genetic disease as the children of Fraser's character.

Robert Nelson Jacobs penned the screenplay, inspired by a Wall Street Journal article and subsequent book "The Cure" by Geeta Anand. Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher are producing alongside Carla Shamberg.

Vance will next be seen in "Hurricane Season" alongside Forest Whitaker and is currently shooting the ensemble pilot "Flash Forward" for ABC and director David Goyer.

The actor, repped by Lighthouse Entertainment, was most recently seen in "Nothing But the Truth."