files/pictures/picture-35.jpgGiovanni Ribisi has joined the cast of Warner Bros.' GANGSTER SQUAD, reports Deadline.com
. He would join Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin, Bryan Cranston, Michael Pena and Anthony Mackie. Ribisi will play the electronics and wires expert on the squad.
The story follows the special unit set up to stop gangster Mickey Cohen (Penn) from bringing East Coast crime to the West Coast.
Ruben Fleischer (ZOMBIELAND) is directing. Former cop turned screenwriter Will Beall is adapting a script from Paul Lieberman's L.A. Times series. Dan Lin and Kevin McCormick are the producers alongside co-producer Jon Silk.