Jeff Daniels is reuniting with his Steve Jobs and "The Newsroom" collaborator Aaron Sorkin on a new play based on Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."

Producers announced Daniels' casting as lawyer Atticus Finch Thursday, said.

Bartlett Sher is to direct the stage drama, which Sorkin wrote. The show is scheduled to begin previews Nov. 1 at Lincoln Center Theater.

Co-starring will be Celia Keenan-Bolger, Will Pullen, Gideon Glick, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Stak Sands, Frederick Weller, Erin Wilhelmi, Dakin Matthews, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Phyllis Somerville and Liv Rooth, Variety said.