'Provinces of Night' in production

Val Kilmer, Hilary Duff, Faye Dunaway among cast

"Provinces of Night," a feature film based on William Gay's novel of the same name, has been adapted for the screen by W. Earl Brown and is being directed by Shane Dax Taylor.

The saga of a rural Tennessee family, the film has rounded up an ensemble cast that includes Val Kilmer, Hilary Duff, Kris Kristofferson, Dwight Yoakam and Faye Dunaway.

Producing are Taylor, Brown and Kenneth Burke with Corky Taylor exec producing.

The film has begun production in Wilmington, N.C., where it is based at the EUE/Screen Gems Studios.