Belfast Telegraph

Friday 18 April 2014

Clarke to join Hardy in Child 44?

Tom Hardy could be joined by Jason Clarke in Child 44

Jason Clarke is the latest star tipped for a role in political murder mystery Child 44, alongside Tom Hardy.

The Zero Dark Thirty actor is in talks about a part in the 1950s Soviet-era thriller, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision blog.

The film already boasts a cast that includes Tom, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paddy Considine, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman and Joel Kinnaman.

It is adapted from the Tom Rob Smith best-selling novel of the same name and follows a disgraced member of the Soviet Union police (Tom) during the Stalin era.The ex-policeman is investigating a series of child murders that connect to high up members of a political party.

Jason would play a "snaky man named Brodsky" who is accused by Tom's character of being a traitor.

Child 44, which is the first in a trilogy of thrillers, is being directed by Daniel Espinosa.

It is due to be released in 2014.

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