It's been a good week for Timothy Hutton. The Oscar-winning actor's TNT hit Leverage was renewed for a second season and he's now nabbed a Roman Polanski film.
Hutton has joined the cast of The Ghost, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Based on a novel by Robert Harris, the thriller stars Ewan McGregor as a ghostwriter tasked with completing a former British prime minister's (Pierce Brosnan) memoirs, only to uncover secrets that put his life in danger. Hutton will play the PM's lawyer. Tom Wilkinson, James Belushi and Kim Cattrall costar.
Besides directing the film, Polanski is also co-producing Ghost. Filming begins this week in Berlin.