Vera Farmiga has joined the cast of “Safe House,” Universal’s upcoming CIA thriller, TheWrap has confirmed.
Farmiga, who was nominated for the best supporting actress Oscar for 2009’s “Up in the Air,” joins Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Ruben Blades, Liam Cunningham, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Patrick and Sam Shepard.
Daniel Espinosa is directing the Universal film about a CIA agent (Reynolds) whose safe house is attacked and must protect a criminal (Washington) from assassins and get him safely to Washington.
Farmiga will play a CIA officer who is in charge of Reynolds’s character.
Farmiga is repped by CAA.
Deadline first reported the news.