Sophie Cookson Red Joan

Red Joan

Trademark Film, In Production

Due for release in April 2019, Red Joan, based on Jennie Rooney’s best-selling novel of the same name, is inspired by the remarkable true story of a woman exposed as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

DIRECTOR 
Trevor Nunn

PRODUCER
David Parfitt

SCREENPLAY 
Lindsay Shapero
From the novel by Jennie Rooney

CAST 
Judi Dench 
Stephen Campbell Moore 
Sophie Cookson 
Tom Hughes 
Ben Miles 
Tereza Sbrova 
Nina Sosanya


Red Joan stars Dame Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson as the eponymous central character. Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes, Ben Miles and Tereza Srbova join Dench and Cookson in this suspenseful drama.

Red Joan is a Trademark Films production in association with Cambridge Picture Company. The film is directed by Sir Trevor Nunn, produced by David Parfitt and co-produced by Ivan Mactaggart and Alice Dawson. Lindsay Shapero penned the script from Jennie Rooney’s best-selling novel of the same name.

The film is backed by Quickfire, Cofiloisirs and Twickenham Studios. Embankment Films is handling worldwide sales and Lionsgate will release the film in the UK.


Red Joan