Morgan Freeman sees Red

Morgan Freeman joins Bruce Willis in spy thriller Red

Morgan Freeman has signed up to star alongside Bruce Willis in spy thriller Red.

The Summit Entertainment project, based on the WildStorm/DC Comic, has been scripted by Erich and Jon Hoeber.

The plot follows a retired CIA agent (Willis) now living a quiet life in retirement, who is forced back into action when a new CIA director becomes intent on killing him off. It is not yet known who Freeman will play in the movie.