Radar Pictures announced today that Academy Award® nominee Rosamund Pike is set to star opposite Jon Hamm in Academy Award® nominee Tony Gilroy’s political action/thriller “High Wire Act” to be directed by Brad Anderson.
Mike Weber is producing with partner Ted Field and Gilroy. Schiff/Audino is casting. Good Universe is handling international sales.
Set in 1980’s Beirut, Hamm plays Mason Skiles, a former U.S. diplomat who is called back into service to save a former colleague from the group possibly responsible for his own family’s death. Pike plays a CIA field agent working undercover at the American embassy who’s tasked with keeping Mason alive and ensuring the mission is a success.