David Oyelowo Takes “One Shot”

David Oyelowo (“The Help,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”) has joined the cast of “One Shot” for Paramount Pictures says The Hollywood Reporter.

An adaptation of the Lee Child novel, Tom Cruise plays former military police officer Jack Reacher who looks into the case of a sniper arrested for murdering five random people at a mall.

Oyelowo plays a veteran homicide detective investigating the shooting. Rosamund Pike also stars as a district attorney who helps Reacher.

Christopher McQuarrie directs from his own adapted screenplay while Cruise, Megan Ellison, Don Granger, Paula Wagner, Dana Goldberg and Gary Levinsohn will produce. Shooting kicks off this Fall in Pittsburgh.