Chiwetel Ejiofor

*Best Actor Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in “The Secret in Their Eyes,” from writer/director Billy Ray.

According to Deadline.com, Ejiofor will play a former MI-5 agent who returns to Boston on a joint task force with the FBI, still obsessed by the unsolved murder that continues to haunt him. As he inches closer to solving the crime, he uncovers a shocking truth that will shed a terrifying new light on past events.

Ray, the Oscar nominated screenwriter of “Captain Phillips” and “The Hunger Games,” is adapting “Secret” from Juan José Campanella’s 2009 Foreign Language Film Oscar winner.