Matt Dillon, Steve Zahn and Christina Applegate have been signed up to star in dark new film EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH.

The movie is described as the COEN BROTHERS' RAISING ARIZONA meets THE USUAL SUSPECTS.

Written by actors Mitch Rouse and Jay Leggett, it will go into production in Los Angeles on June 2, with Rouse directing.

It stars Dillon as DAVID WELLS, whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancee SARA, played by Applegate, after she discovers he's been cheating on her.

David's best friend JACK, played by Zahn, tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank robberies and millions of dollars become part of the day from hell.