Rebecca Hall (The Town) is attached to star in an adaptation of Tom Bradby’s novel “Shadow Dancer,” reports Variety. Man on a Wire helmer James Marsh will direct from his own script.
The trade says the story “follows the tale of a young woman, a former IRA terrorist turned informer for Blighty’s MI5. Her brothers are both heavily involved with the IRA and her husband was killed by Brit security forces. But when she is arrested over an aborted bombing attempt in London, she is forced to reveal her past if she wishes to see her children again.”
Unanimous Pictures’ Chris Coen will produce along with Element Pictures and BBC films.