Harrison Ford & Anthony Hopkins Join All-Star Cast For Thriller 'Official Secrets'

By Matt O'Bryant

Director Justin Chadwick is adding to more legendary actors to his upcoming thriller Official Secrets. Harrison Ford and Anthony Hopkins join an all-star which isn't done casting yet, but already includes Paul Bettany, Natalie Dormer, Martin Freeman. Official Secrets is a true-story espionage thriller based on Thomas Mitchell's best-selling book The Spy Who Tried To Stop A War: Katharine Gun and The Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion. Production is set to begin this May in the U.K. Check out the synopsis and below and sound off in the comments and lets us know what you think about this casting.


In the run up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Katharine Gun (Dormer), a young British intelligence officer reveals a secret illegal NSA spy operation against the UN Security Council designed to ensure passage of a resolution for war to Martin Bright (Bettany) a reporter at the British newspaper, The London Observer. Katharine’s arrest following the leak makes headlines around the world. In an attempt to gain the evidence to free Katharine, Martin unearths the shocking plot which puts both Katharine and Martin’s lives in great jeopardy.

Official Secrets does not yet have a release date.