Houten Spreads Lies, Dances Mambo

“Black Book” star Carice Van Houten has booked back-to-back roles in Warner Bros.’ “Body of Lies” and Universal’s “Repossession Mambo” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Jude Law respectively Reuters.

In “Lies,” an Iraq-set spy thriller being directed by Ridley Scott, Van Houten will play DiCaprio’s love interest. Russell Crowe also stars.

The sci-fi thriller “Mambo” follows a repo man (Law) made up of artificial organs who struggles to make payments after receiving a heart transplant and must go on the run from his former partner.

Van Houten will play Law’s wife. Production is set to begin this month in Toronto with Miguel Sapochnik directing.

The actress recently wrapped the role of Tom Cruise’s love interest in United Artists’ “Valkyrie.”