According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dennis Haysbert has joined the cast of the Chris Cooper-Ryan Phillippe starrer Breach for Universal Pictures and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.

The film, based on real-life events, follows an aspiring FBI agent (Phillippe) who is handpicked to work for a renowned operative (Cooper) in the classified intelligence division. The trainee discovers that his mentor might be the nation's most dangerous security risk. Haysbert will play an investigating agent alongside Laura Linney, who already has boarded the project.

Written and directed by Billy Ray (Shattered Glass), Breach is based on an original screenplay by Adam Mazer and Bill Rotko.