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.

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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.