David Duchovny Goes Under In “Phantom”

“The X-Files” and “Californication” star David Duchovny has signed on for the indie Cold War-era Soviet submarine thriller “Phantom” reports Variety.

Duchovny will portray the leader of the Soviet special forces team aboard the submarine, whose mission is cloaked in mystery.

Duchovny replaces the originally cast Andy Garcia. Ed Harris, William Fichtner and Natascha McElhone also star.

Todd Robinson (“Lonely Hearts”) will direct from his own script with shooting kicking off next month in Long Beach. John Watson, Pen Densham and Julian Adams will produce.