James McAvoy Joins Charlize Theron For 'The Coldest City' Adaptation
By Matt O'Bryant
What's up guys and gals,
It looks like James McAvoy is going to join Charlize Theron For the the The Coldest City Adaptation. Get the details from The Hollywood Reporter below.
According to THR:
James McAvoy will star opposite Charlize Theron in Coldest City, Focus Features and Sierra/Affinity's Sierra Films' adaptation of the Oni Press graphic novel.
Stunt coordinator-turned-director David Leitch(John Wick) is directing.
The Kurt Johnstad-written script tells of how, just days before the fall of the Berlin Wall, two spies from opposite sides are chasing a list that has the names of Cold War spies, on both sides, before it gets into the wrong hands.
Theron and Leitch are producing with Beth Kono, A.J. Dix, Eric Gitter, Peter Schwerin andKelly McCormick.
Production is due to begin next month in Budapest and continue shooting in Berlin.
Coldest City Novel Synopsis:
November 1989. Communism is collapsing, and soon the Berlin Wall will come down with it. But before that happens there is one last bit of cloak & dagger to attend to. Two weeks ago, an undercover MI6 officer was killed in Berlin. He was carrying information from a source in the East - a list that allegedly contains the name of every espionage agent working in Berlin, on all sides. No list was found on his body. Now Lorraine Broughton, an experienced spy with no pre-existing ties to Berlin, has been sent into this powderkeg of social unrest, counter-espionage, defections gone bad and secret assassinations to bring back the list and save the lives of the British agents whose identities reside on it.
You can next see James McAvoy in Victor Frankenstein later this year and as Professor X in next year's blockbuster X-Men: Apocalypse.
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