Jacqueline Bisset and Lukas Haas already have been cast.
"Death" follows a pair of story lines that revolve around two brothers (Lucas and Haas). While Haas' character must deal with his mother (Bisset), his brother is lost in life until he is befriended by a scam artist (Brody).
Shooting is under way in New York.
Zolfo was a unit production manager for "A Girl in the Park," now selling in Toronto, as well as an assistant location manager for "Beloved."
The CAA-repped Yakin directed "Remember the Titans" and was a producer on "Hostel."
Brody, one of the stars of "The O.C," has been seen on the big screen in "In the Land of Women" and "Thank You for Smoking." He is repped by Endeavor and Raw Talent.
Lucas, whose most recent credits include "Glory Road" and "Poseidon," is repped by CAA, Anonymous Content and Hirsch Wallerstein.