Ben Affleck's younger brother CASEY has landed a role in a star-studded movie - heightening his bid for big screen success.

Casey has joined Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie in independent science-fiction thriller THE WORLD OF TOMORROW - described as having similarities to Harrison Ford's classic Raiders of the Lost Ark.

The film revolves around the characters played by Paltrow and Law, who go on an adventure just before the start of World War II.

Casey will plat DEX, a technical genius and right hand man to Law's aviator hero.

He last appeared opposite his brother's best friend Matt Damon in independent flick GERRY.