Joel Edgerton In Talks for Jennifer Lawrence's 'Red Sparrow'
Frances Lawrence is set to direct. Jennifer has worked with Frances on The Hunger Games.
Variety reports that “the book is set in modern-day Russia in the intelligence bureaucracy with a young woman drafted against her will to become a ‘sparrow,’ a trained seductress assigned to operate against a first-tour CIA officer who handles the agency’s most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence. The two young intelligence officers fall into a spiral of attraction and deception that results in her leading life as a double agent.”
The film will hit theaters on November 10, 2017.