Patricia Clarkson Heads For “The East”

Patricia Clarkson has joined the cast of “The East” for says Variety.

The story follows an undercover agent (Brit Marling) for a private security firm who infiltrates an eco-terrorist group known as The East but ends up falling for the leader (Alexander Skarsgard).

Clarkson will portray Marling’s boss. Ellen Page and Toby Kebbell also star.

Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling co-wrote the script. Shooting kicks off later this month in Nashville.