markstrongMark Strong has been set to star alongside Sacha Baron Cohen in Grimsby, the Louis Leterrier-directed comedy for Sony Pictures. Scripted by Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston and Peter Baynham, the comedy is about a British black-ops spy (Strong) whose idiotic brother is an English football hooligan (Baron Cohen).

Baron Cohen is producing through Four by Two along with Eric Fellner of Working Title, and Nira Park of Big Talk Productions. Strong, who is repped by CAA and UK-based Markham Froggatt & Irwin, is currently in a stage run of A View From The Bridge at London’s Old Vic, and he will next be seen starring in The Imitation Game.