Chris Evans, recently seen in the Fox Searchlight feature “Gifted,” has signed onto The Red Sea Diving Resort. Details on the film are found after the jump!
Written and directed by Gideon Raff (TV’s “Homeland” and “Tyrant”), the movie is based on the exodus of Ethiopian Jews from Sudan to Israel in the early 1980s. Evans is Ari Kidron, the Mossad agent who spearheads the mission. The operation, which saved thousands of refugees, lasted for five years. Shooting starts June 22nd in South Africa and Namibia.
The ensemble behind The Red Sea Diving Resort includes Haley Bennett (“The Girl on the Train”), Alessandro Nivola, Michiel Huisman, Greg Kinnear, and Sir Ben Kingsley.
Evans, who was featured last year in “Captain America: Civil War,” will play Cap once again in the 2018 feature “Avengers: infinity War.”