Olivia Thirlby to star in 'The No Game'

Alongside Marcia Gay Harden and Shohreh Aghdashloo

COLOGNE, Germany – Olivia Thirlby will play the lead in "The No Game," the new feature from "Desert Flower" director Sherry Hormann, which Doris Kirch's Blue Angel shingle is producing.

Thirlby will star alongside Marcia Gay Harden and Shohreh Aghdashloo in the story of an adopted Upper West Side Jewish girl who travels to Israel only to discover that her birth parents were Palestinian. Hormann will direct from a script by Elisabeth Fein and David Abramowitz.

Shooting is set to start in March in New York and Israel. The Match Factory is handling international sales.