Logan Lerman & Olivia Cooke To Star in ‘THE TRACKING OF A RUSSIAN SPY’
Logan Lerman and Olivia Cooke will star in THE TRACKING OF A RUSSIAN SPY, a thriller based on real events that is in development at StudioCanal and The Picture Company.
Nima Nourizadeh (American Ultra) will direct based on Mitch Swenson’s memoir. Chris Salmanpour adapted. The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman will be producing.
The Tracking of a Russian Spy centers on a secret romance between journalist Swenson (Lerman) and a mysterious Russian woman named Katya (Cooke) he met in a New York nightclub. She disappeared suddenly after the arrest of 10 Russian-Americans who were charged with spying from the Kremlin. Swenson went to Moscow to uncover who his love really was, leading him down a rabbit hole of intrigue and shadow government operations.
Cooke currently can be seen in the fifth and final season of A&E’s Bates Motel, and in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming adaption Ready Player One.
Production is set to begin this summer.