Source: Nick Wall / Trademark Ltd 2017
Screen International has exclusive first look images at Judi Dench (Skyfall, Shakespeare In Love) and Sophie Cookson (Kingsman: The Secret Service, Gypsy) in Red Joan, the spy drama based on Jennie Rooney’s novel of the same name.
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Cookson will play Joan Stanley as a Cambridge physics student in 1938 who falls for a young communist, while Dench takes up the character in 2000 as her suburban retirement is disrupted by MI5 arresting her.
The cast also includes Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes, Ben Miles and Tereza Srbova, while renowned theatre director Sir Trevor Nunn directs. Lindsay Shapero wrote the script from Rooney’s book, and the film was shot on location across England.
Embankment Films is handling worldwide sales, with Lionsgate conducting the UK release.