Stephen Dorff will join Emile Hirsch in toplining “The Motel Life,” with Alan and Gabriel Polsky producing and directing through their Polsky Films banner.

Script was penned by Micah Fitzerman-Blue, and Noah Harpster.

Story centers on a pair of working-class brothers who flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident. Project’s based on Willy Valutin’s novel of the same name.

“Motel Life” will be shot in Reno. Dorff will be seen next in Sony’s “Born to be a Star” in April and in Relativity’s “Immortals” in November. He was last seen in Sofia Coppola’s “Somewhere.”

The Polskys recently produced “Bad Lieutenant: Port of New Orleans.”

Dorff is repped by ICM.