Thompson, Winstone for Carlyle film
The Full Monty star will also feature in his own film as the title character, a Glaswegian barber who falls into serial killing, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The film is based on the novel by Douglas Lindsay, Long Midnight Of Barney Thomson, and is a joint production between Canada and the UK.
Ray is working on a remake of the 1991 action film Point Break.
The Legend Of Barney Thomson is due to be released in 2015.