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Gary Oldman joins Kevin Costner on Criminal

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Story by Jack Foley

GARY Oldman is set to star alongside Kevin Costner in new action thriller Criminal.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film will see a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets and skills being implanted into a dangerous prison inmate in the hopes that he will stop a diabolical plot.

Ariel Vromen, who wrote and directed The Iceman, is directing from a script by Douglas Cook and David Weisberg.

Oldman would play a CIA chief.

The actor is about to be seen in blockbuster sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and also starred in the Robocop remake this year.

He also has Child 44, a Soviet-era thriller with Tom Hardy and Joel Kinnaman, on the way.

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