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Eagle soars with Tatum, Bell and Sutherland

Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland have been cast in Kevin Macdonald's THE EAGLE OF THE NINTH notes the HollywoodReporter.

Set in second century Britain, the story follows a young centurion who arrives from Rome to solve the unexplained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion.

The Duncan Kenworthy produced Roman epic is co-financed by Focus Features and the U.K. broadcaster Channel Four's filmmaking arm Film4. EAGLE is currently shooting in Hungary before moving to Scotland.

EAGLE is penned by Jeremy Brock, who last worked with Macdonald on THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND. Kenworthy will produce with Caroline Hewitt, who assumes co-producer duties.