Helen Mirren Sees ‘Red’

Oscar-winning actress to do first comic book movie.

Last Updated: November 4, 2009 @ 6:51 AM

Helen Mirren is going to do her first comic book movie.

The Oscar winner has signed to play an assassin in “Red,” Summit Entertainment’s adaptation of the Wildstorm/DC Comics miniseries being directed by Robert Schwenke.

Mirren joins Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman in the tale of a former black-ops agent (Willis), now in retirement, who has to contend with younger, more high-tech assassins who show up to kill him. Mirren plays an old associate of Willis with a lethal set of skills.

Read more from the Hollywood Reporter.