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Ciarán will play the director of a Russian spy agency in Red Sparrow, a thriller directed by Francis Lawrence, expected in the theaters on November 10.
Based on Jason Matthews' espionage novel, Red Sparrow tells the story of Russian intelligence officer Dominika Egorova, who is drafted against her will to become a Sparrow, a trained seductress. She is assigned to operate against a CIA officer who handles the agency's most sensitive penetration of Russian intelligence, and falls for him, to the point of considering defection.
Ciarán will have a small (?) part in the new five-part BBC drama series written by Barry Devlin that will begin Sunday 13th November, on BBC One, 9pm.
Set in Northern Ireland during World War Two, My Mother And Other Strangers follows the fortunes of a rural family, the Coynes, and their neighbours in the village of Moybeg on the shores of Lough Neagh in County Tyrone, as they struggle to maintain a normal life after a huge USAAF airfield lands in the middle of their rural parish in 1943.
Ciarán has been cast as Steppenwolf in the next DC Extended Universe superhero movie Justice League, alongside Ben Affleck.
Justice League is the big screen adaptation of DC Comics' iconic superhero team. Henry Cavill returns as Superman, joined by Ben Affleck as Batman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Ray Fisher as Cyborg.
Justice League is scheduled for a November 17th, 2017 release, with a sequel to follow on June 14th, 2019.
Ciarán and Tobias Menzies will star alongside Jarred Harris in AMC's new series The Terror, based on a novel by science fiction and horror writer Dan Simmons. He will play real life character Sir John Franklin, who disappeared in the Arctic with the 129 members of his expedition.
The story takes place in 1847, when a Royal Navy expedition of two ships, HMS Terror and HMS Erebus, led by Sir John Franklin, is sent to the Arctic to study terrestrial magnetism, and navigate the Northwest Passage.
When Franklin dies, Captain Francis Crozier of HMS Terror takes command of the icebound crewmen, and they abandon ship in a desperate attempt to flee south across the ice, stalked by an unknown predator...
The series is set to premiere in 2017.
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