"The Nine" star Jeffrey Pierce has joined the cast of Michael Brandt's directorial debut "The Double," the actor's agent at Don Buchwald & Associates has told TheWrap.
Hyde Park Entertainment and Imagenation Abu Dhabi are producing the spy thriller, which stars Richard Gere as a retired CIA operative who teams up with a young FBI agent (Grace) to investigate the murder of a U.S. senator.
Pierce will play another FBI agent who has spent years tracking a Soviet assassin believed to be responsible for the murder.
Stephen Moyer ("True Blood"), Martin Sheen, Stana Katic ("Castle") and Odette Yustman ("Cloverfield") co-star.
Brandt co-wrote the script with longtime partner Derek Haas ("Wanted"), who will produce with Hyde Park's Ashok Amritraj and Patrick Aiello and Industry Entertainment's Andrew Deane. Imagenation chairman Mohamed Khalaf Al-Mazrouei and CEO Edward Borgerding will exec produce, while COO Stefan Brunner will serve as associate producer.
Pierce is a veteran TV actor who has recently appeared on "Private Practice," "Knight Rider," "The Sarah Connor Chronicles," "Castle," "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Miami Medical."
He previously appeared on the big screen in Andrew Niccol's 2002 dramedy "S1m0ne," and also starred opposite Steven Seagal in the direct-to-DVD movie "The Foreigner."
Additionally, Pierce voiced the character of Jason Bourne in the video game "The Bourne Conspiracy."
Production on "The Double" is currently underway in Detroit.