By Jeff Labrecque
Updated August 17, 2011 at 05:35 PM EDT
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British actress Rosamund Pike has been cast opposite Tom Cruise in Christopher McQuarrie’s One Shot, according to her spokesperson. (Deadline initially reported the story.) The striking blond, who first gained international attention as a Bond Girl in 2002’s Die Another Day, will play a Midwestern defense attorney tasked with defending a serial sniper who may be wrongfully accused. Cruise’s Jack Reacher, a former military cop-turned-drifter, assists her in her hunt for the truth.

Pike, who also appeared in Pride & Prejudice, An Education, and Fracture, will next play Andromeda in the upcoming Clash of the Titans sequel.

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