Ciaran Hinds Joins Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton in 'Red Sparrow'
Ciaran Hinds, most recently seen in Martin Scorsese's Silence, has joined Red Sparrow, an adaptation of the Jason Matthews espionage novel from Fox. Previously cast to star in the pic are Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, and Joely Richardson. Francis Lawrence is directing.
The film follows Lawrence as a Russian intelligence officer who is drafted against her will to become a sparrow, a trained seductress. Dominika is assigned to operate against a CIA officer who handles the agency's most sensitive of Russian Intelligence.
Hinds will play the director of the Russian Bureau, Zyugonov. Originally, the script came from American Hustle's Eric Warren Singer, but has been rewritten by Justin Haythe.