Brosnan Joining Wilson for THE COUP

Actor returns to the spy world for upcoming action thriller.

Pierce Brosnan (‘The Ghost Writer,’ ‘Die Another Day’) has signed up to join Owen Wilson in the John Erick Dowdle-directed action thriller ‘The Coup.’

Set to begin filming in October, the film focuses on an American family who move to Southeast Asia and find themselves entangled in a violent coup in which merciless rebels attack the city. Brosnan will play a “mysterious government operative.”

Crime Scene Pictures’ Adam Ripp and Rob Paris are financing and have teamed with Steve Alexander and Drew Dowdle to produce.