Malin Akerman has boarded the CIA thriller The Numbers Station, starring opposite previously cast Ethan Hawke.

According to Variety, The Numbers Station is directed by Kasper Barfoed, with a script penned by F. Scott Frazier.

The $10 million budgeted film sees Ethan Hawke play a disgraced black ops agent tasked with a dead-end job of protecting a young woman in the middle of the Nevada desert. When the two come under attack, they have to fight to stay alive.

The Numbers Station will film in early 2011.