Alexia Fast to star opposite Tom Cruise in a new film

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2011, 10:19 AM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Alexia Fast has joined the cast of `One Shot`, a crime thriller that co-stars Tom Cruise.

The project, an adaptation of a 2005 Lee Child novel, centers on Jack Reacher (Cruise), an ex-Army cop who gets sucked into the mystery surrounding the arrest of a sniper accused of killing five people, the Hollywood Reporter said.

Fast will play Sandy, a seductive young siren involved in a setup of Cruise`s character. The actress` film credits include Helen (2009) and Triple Dog (2010).

Christopher McQuarrie is set to direct from a script he wrote. Paramount is eyeing an October start for shooting in Pittsburgh. The film also has names like Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo and Richard Jenkins in it.

PTI