Gary Oldman has joined the all-star cast of Daniel Espinosa's Soviet-era thriller Child 44. Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Joel Kinnaman are also attached to star. Based on a Tom Rob Smith novel, this thriller follows a member of the Soviet military police (Tom Hardy), who is investigating a group of child murders. He find himself becoming a target after his own government suspects him. Gary Oldman is playing the chief of police with Noomi Rapace portraying the police officer's wife. Joel Kinnaman will play the role of an ambitious and killer co-worker. Daniel Espinosa is directing from a script Richard Price. Ridley Scott and Michael Schaefer are producing. Production is scheduled to begin June 10th.