Holbrook has come on board "Promised Land," the project from writers and stars Matt Damon and John Krasinski, that also features Rosemarie DeWitt and Frances McDormand. Initially birthed from an idea by Dave Eggers, Variety reveals that the story will center on two rival executives, with Damon arriving in a small town and having his life turned upside down (we knew that part already). McDormand will play Damon's sales partner, who prefers to play by the books and not bend any rules, while DeWitt is a school teacher who comes between the two execs. Meanwhile, Holbrook plays an engineer who is resisting a corporate takeover led by Damon's character. So a picture is beginning to emerge on the film that has been described as Frank Capra-esque.
Shooting is gearing up to start next month.