Washington D.C., July 11 -- : American actor Hilary Swank is all set to join the cast of politically charged action-thriller 'The Hunt'.

Coming from screenwriters Damon Lindelof and Nick Cuse, the film's cast already include Ike Barinholtz, Emma Roberts, Justin Hartley and Glenn Howerton, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Craig Zobel, who had previously worked with Lindelof and Cuse on HBO's 'The Leftovers', will helm the movie.

The film is expected to roll out soon as Universal has scheduled it for a September 27 release.

Jason Blum will be producing, alongside Lindelof and Cuse and Zobel will be the executive producers.

Swank is a two-time Oscar winner popularly known for her role in 'Boys Don't Cry', 'I Am Mother' and 'Million Do...