Ryan Reynolds Joins Kevin Costner in Ariel Vromen’s ‘Criminal’

Tommy Lee Jones and Gary Oldman also star in the CIA thriller

Ryan Reynolds has joined Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman and Tommy Lee Jones in Ariel Vromen’s “Criminal,” an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap.

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The film follows a dangerous and unpredictable criminal who finds himself in unfamiliar territory when a dead CIA operative’s skills, secrets and memories are implanted into his brain, with the government agency hoping that he will finish the mission for them. Douglas Cook and David Weisberg wrote the script.

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Matt O’Toole, Chris Bender and J.C. Spink are producing, while executive producers are Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Boaz Davidson, Mark Gill, John Thompson, Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman, Christine Crowe, Jake Weiner and Jason Bloom.

Reynolds is currently filming “The Woman in Gold” with Helen Mirren and Katie Holmes. He’s repped by WME and 1314 Management.


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