More actors sign up for the ‘Safe House’

Liam Cunningham, Brendan Gleeson, Robert Patrick and Sam Shepard have joined the cast of the Universal thriller “Safe House.”

According to Variety, the cast includes Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds and Tim McGraw.

Daniel Espinosa is directing from a script by David Guggenheim.

Scott Stuber will produce through his Universal-based Stuber Pictures.

The storyline follows the only surviving agent of an attack on a CIA safe house (Reynolds) as he tries to get a dangerous prisoner (Washington) to a second safe house before being taken out by the attackers that want them both dead.

Shooting is set to begin next week with a Feb. 10, 2012, release date set.

Cunningham just wrapped Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse.”

Gleeson can be seen in the upcoming “The Guard.”

Shepard was recently in “Fair Game.”

Patrick was last seen in “Five Minarets in New York.” Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.

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