Actor David Oyelowo, who recently starred in The Help and Rise of the Planet of the Apes, has joined the cast of One Shot for Paramount Pictures.

One Shot is adapted from the Lee Childs novel which centers on Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise), a former military police officer who looks into the case of a sniper arrested for murdering five people. David Oyelowo plays a homicide detective investigating the mall shooting. Rosamund Pike also stars as a district attorney who helps Jack Reacher with his investigation.

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Christopher McQuarrie will direct One Shot from his own adapted screenplay. Tom Cruise will produce alongside Megan Ellison, whose Skydance Pictures is financing One Shot. Don Granger, Paula Wagner, Dana Goldberg, and Gary Levinsohn are also attached to produce.

It isn't known when production will start on One Shot.