Paris Hilton in Todd Solondz's next

Allison Janney, Charlotte Rampling, Paul Reubens also cast

Paris Hilton BFF with ... Todd Solondz?

The indie filmmaker's newest project, which willl be financed and produced by the Minnesota-based inside Werc Werk Works, has cast Allison Janney, Charlotte Rampling and Paris Hilton as part of its ensemble cast.

Paul Reubens has also been cast in the project, a dramatic comedy about family against the backdriop of a war.

The movie will take off on elements from the director's breakout "Happiness," in a project producers are describing as a "part-sequel, part-variation" on that film.

Ciaran Hinds, Shirley Henderson, Renee Taylor, Michael Lerner, Michael Kenneth Williams, Chane't Johnson, Eric Wareheim, and Chris Marquette are among the other actors that Werc Werk Works announced as joining the project.