EXCLUSIVE: Dean Norris has joined Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts in crime thriller The Secret In Their Eyes, the Billy Ray-helmed remake of Argentina’s 2009 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film.
Backed by IM Global and Route One, the film centers on an ex-assistant DA (Ejiofor) who returns to Los Angeles on a joint task force with the FBI, still obsessed by the unsolved murder that continues to haunt him. Roberts is set to play his friend and former partner whose daughter was murdered years ago. STX will distribute in the U.S. and is producing with IM Global.
Norris, who memorably played DEA agent Hank Schrader on AMC’s acclaimed series Breaking Bad, will play a District Attorney investigator on the case. He most recently hit the big screen in Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children and stars on the CBS sci-fi series Under The Dome, which returns for a third season this year.
In the meantime, drive across Los Angeles and you’ll see Norris’ mug splashed across ads for History’s January 25 miniseries Sons Of Liberty, in which he plays Benjamin Franklin. He’s repped by CAA and Industry Entertainment.