According to The Hollywood Reporter, Martin Sheen has joined the cast of Michael Brandt's The Double.

In the film, a retired CIA operative is paired with a young FBI agent to unravel the mystery of a senator's murder, with all signs pointing to a Soviet assassin.

Sheen is going to play the director of the CIA in this film from Hyde Park/Imagenation. It will start shooting Monday in Detroit.

Michael Brandt co-wrote the screenplay with Derek Haas.