Tom Hardy's 'Child 44' Release Date:

Lionsgate will open the thriller “Child 44,” starring Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace, on April 17 in the U.S.

Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke and Vincent Cassel also star in the thriller, directed by Daniel Espinosa from a script by Richard Price. Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Greg Shapiro produced.

The story, set in Stalinist Russia, centers on a senior member of the secret police framed by a colleague for treason and exiled to a remote outpost, where he unearths a series of mysterious murders and vows to catch the elusive killer.

“Child 44″ opens against Sony’s “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2″ and Focus’ sci-fier “Selfless.”

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