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AFM First Look: Noomi Rapace as Elite Bodyguard in ‘Close’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The first image of Noomi Rapace in “Close” shows the star of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” in action as Sam, the world’s leading female bodyguard and counter-terrorism expert.

Shooting wrapped on the movie in September, and it is currently in post. WestEnd Films is handling worldwide sales and is at AFM this week with a “Close” promo.

The film follows Rapace’s character as as she takes on a job looking after a rich heiress. After a violent kidnap attempt, the pair have to go on the run to save their lives.

The cast includes Sophie Nélisse (“The Book Thief”), Eoin Macken (“Resident Evil: The Final Chapter”) and Indira Varma (“Game of Thrones”).

The film is directed by Vicky Jewson who co-wrote with Producer Rupert Whitaker, who produced alongside Jason Newmark. Braden Aftergood (“Wind River”), Sarah Radclyffe (“Les Misérables”) and Dennis Davidson (“Bitter Harvest”) executive produce.

London-based WestEnd acquired “Close” under the banner of their recently launched female audience brand, WeLove.

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