Lionsgate has announced that “Child 44”, an espionage thriller set in Stalinist Russia, will open April 17, 2015. The impressive cast includes Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Jason Clarke.
Hardy plays a senior member of the secret police who is framed by a colleague for treason and exiled to a remote outpost. Here he unearths a series of mysterious murders and vows to catch the elusive killer, despite powerful members of the Stalin government who want him silenced. The film is directed by Daniel Espinosa (“Safe House”).