'Another Earth' actress to star opposite Shia LaBeouf in political thriller

EXCLUSIVE: Sundance standout Brit Marling is in talks to play the female lead in Robert Redford’s political thriller “The Company You Keep.”

Redford directs and stars as a former militant wanted by the FBI who must go on the run when his true identity is exposed by an ambitious young reporter, to be played by Shia LaBeouf. Nick Nolte also co-stars.

Marling is also attached to topline Zal Batmanglij’s thriller “The East.”

Redford and Bill Holderman are producing “The Company You Keep” through their Wildwood Enterprises banner along with Voltage Pictures’ Nicolas Chartier. Craig J. Flores is exec producing the pic, which Lem Dobbs adapted from the novel by Neil Gordon.

Marling is repped by CAA and Alan Siegel Entertainment.

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