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Charlize Theron to star in CIA thriller Need to Know

The Burning Plain

Story by Jack Foley

CHARLIZE Theron is to star in and produce an adaptation of the CIA thriller novel Need to Know.

Karen Cleveland wrote the forthcoming book, which focuses on a young wife and mother who works as a CIA analyst.

While digitally searching files in hopes of unmasking a Russian sleeper cell in the US, she makes a shocking discovery that threatens her job, her family and her life.

Cleveland has worked as an analyst for the CIA for the last several years.

Theron is very much in-demand at the moment. She will soon be seen in Universal’s eighth franchise instalment Fast & Furious 8, as well as Cold War thriller The Coldest City, Jason Reitman’s comedy Tully and a Nash Edgerton action dramedy.

As yet, there is no word on a director, any further cast or a release date.

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