Tim Robbins has signed on to play Aniston's husband in the currently untitled film adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel The Switch, Us Weekly can confirm. Actor Dennis Quaid was initially reported to star opposite Aniston, 43.
Daniel Schechter, who wrote the adaptation, will direct the project.
In the film, Robbins, 54, will play a corrupt real estate developer in 1970's Detroit whose wife (Aniston) is kidnapped by two common criminals. The husband decides it's a good way to get rid of his wife, and refuses to pay the ransom. But his wife then teams up with the kidnappers to get all of his money.
Yasiin Bey, John Hawkes and Isla Fisher are rumored to star in the film.