Lindo will portray the nobleman Belarius. His stage credits include Joe Turner's Come and Gone and "Master Harold"...and the boys, and his film work includes "Up," "The Cider House Rules" and "Malcolm X."
Michael Almereyda will direct and write the adaptation, which has been described as "Sons of Anarchy" meets "ROMEO + JULIET."
Hawke recently starred in the films "The Purge" and "Before Midnight." His stage work includes The Coast of Utopia, Henry IV and The Seagull. He will star in the upcoming Lincoln Center Theater revival of Macbeth, which begins Broadway previews Oct. 24 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.