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Courtney Love cast in James Franco film

Singer/actress Courtney Love has been cast in James Franco's upcoming film The Long Home.

The Hole rocker is joining a star-studded cast for the 1940s-set drama, which is based on a William Gay novel of the same name.

Love, who recently had a recurring role on hit series Empire, is reportedly set to play the wife of a murderer.

Franco is directing and producing the film, and also expected to star.

Josh Hutcherson, Timothy Hutton, and Breaking Bad's Giancarlo Esposito are also attached to the project.