Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow to topline “Secret in Their Eyes” remake

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow to topline “Secret in Their Eyes” remake

PanARMENIAN.Net - Chiwetel Ejiofor and Gwyneth Paltrow have signed up to star in a remake of Argentine foreign language film The Secret in Their Eyes, Digital Spy reported.

The 12 Years a Slave actor will play a former MI-5 agent who heads to Boston, Massachusetts to aid a team of FBI agents, who are investigating an unsolved murder.

The original movie was made in 2009 by Argentine director Juan José Campanella, who also co-wrote the script.

The Secret in Their Eyes claimed the Best Foreign Language Film prize at the 2010 Academy Awards, beating Ajami, The Milk of Sorrow, A Prophet and The White Ribbon.

Captain Phillips writer Billy Ray will adapt the script from the original crime thriller before directing the remake.

The film is to begin production in Boston later this year.

 Top stories
Other Armenian artists due to perform during Midem include the State Youth Orchestra of Armenia, conducted by Sergey Smbatyan.
“1915” will open in select theaters across Southern California on April 17, in New York City on April 22, and in Yerevan on April 25.
UCLA is also home to the Armenian Music Program, with a course taught by Vatsche Barsoumian and an Armenian Music Ensemble.
Titled “With you, Armenia,” the concert at the Henry Crown Hall will feature works by Komitas, Stepan Rostomyan and others.
Partner news
Aznavour: The Legend Returns

“The voice of a seemingly extinct volcano which sings to your heart, rather than ears..is heard throughout the world,” Aznavour’s biographer Yves Salgues wrote.