Gillian Anderson to join Harrison Ford, Natalie Dormer and Martin Freeman in Official Secrets

The X-Files actress could soon be tackling more confidential information

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Official Secrets, the story of a spy who leaked classified information in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq, may soon add another respected actor to its line-up. Joining Harrison Ford, Natalie Dormer, Martin Freeman and Paul Bettany is Gillian Anderson, Variety reports.

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Anderson’s back in the ascendent at the moment, having starred in both the BBC’s adaptation of War & Peace and reprising the role of Dana Scully in The X-Files. Official Secrets also deals in conspiracies and confidential information, albeit of a more terrestrial nature. It’s based on the true story of Katharine Gun, with Dormer playing the British intelligence officer.