Justin Chambers, James Ransone, Griffin Dunne join the crime thriller

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Justin Chambers, “The Wire” veteran James Ransone and Griffin Dunne have joined the cast of Allen Hughes’ “Broken City,” a co-production between New Regency and Emmett/Furla Films that will be distributed in the U.S. by 20th Century Fox.

Mark Wahlberg stars as a Brooklyn detective hired by a powerful politician (Russell Crowe) to identify his wife’s lover, who is subsequently found and killed.

Natalie Martinez co-stars as Wahlberg’s girlfriend, and Chambers will play an actor who stars in a movie opposite her character. Dunne will play a real estate developer, while Ransone will play his son.

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Barry Pepper and Alona Tal co-star in the pic, which was packaged by Emmett/Furla. Brian Tucker-scripted film is skedded for release on Jan. 18, 2013.

Chambers has been a series regular on ABC’s long-running hit “Grey’s Anatomy” for the past eight years. Thesp’s feature credits include Barry Levinson’s “Liberty Heights” and “The Wedding Planner” with Jennifer Lopez.

Ransone, who recently recurred on HBO’s “How to Make It in America,” next co-stars in Dito Montiel’s “the Son of No One” and is currently filming Summit’s “Sinister” with Ethan Hawke.

Dunne recently appeared in “The Great Buck Howard” and directed a segment of Relativity Media’s upcoming onminbus comedy produced by Peter Farrelly and Charles B. Wessler.

Chambers is repped by Gersh, Anonymous Content and attorney Darren Trattner. Ransone is repped by Paradigm and Management 360, while UTA and 3 Arts Entertainment rep Dunne.

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