After her roles in Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and Prometheus we would be sure we would be hearing about super talented Swedish actress Noomi Rapace soon and often.
Back in December there were rumors around Rapace possible involvement in Animal Rescue. But today the casting has been confirmed by Variety. Rapace officially signed on for the upcoming adaptation of Dennis Lehane, which already has Tom Hardy attached to star.
The film is about an ex-con bartender (Tom Hardy) trying to live the straight life but his life is severely changed when he finds and takes in a stray pit bull. Soon enough the man is contacted by the dog’s crazy owner and finds himself caught up in a deadly heist gone wrong.
Rapace will play Nadia, the female lead who has ” a scar across her entire neck.”
Locations will be between Boston and New York and shooting is scheduled to begin in the spring.