Michael Apted has added Oscar nominees John Malkovich and Toni Collette to his female-driven action thriller Unlocked, starring Noomi Rapace. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo star anchors the pic as a CIA interrogator who unwittingly gives info to terrorists and must race against the clock to stop their biological warfare attach on London. Michael Douglas and Orlando Bloom are also set to star in the Bourne-esque tale scripted by Peter O’Brien. The film is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura alongside Georgina Townsley and Erik Howsam. Claudia Blumhuber is producing and financing through Silver Reel. Filming began this week.
Bloom repped the film at Toronto and is bringing it to AFM. “We are thrilled to have John and Toni’s unmatchable talent join our already outstanding cast,” said Bloom’s Alex Walton. “This additional caliber combined with our fresh and smart European script models a unique and dynamic package that is bound to excite audiences worldwide.” Bloom’s AFM slate includes historical drama Elvis & Nixon, Renny Harlin’s Jackie Chan starrer Skiptrace and the John Moore-helmed The Hunters as well as the Gillian Flynn adaptation Dark Places, starring Charlize Theron; Liam Neeson actioner A Walk Among The Tombstones; The Woman In Black: Angel of Death; soccer biopic Pele; Jane Got A Gun, starring Natalie Portman; and Out Of The Dark, starring Julia Stiles and Scott Speedman.
Malkovich is repped by Principato-Young Entertainment and Collette is repped by CAA. O’Brien is repped by Original Artists and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.