Emily Blunt Signs on to "Sicario"

Posted Thursday April 3, 2014 12:28 AM GMT

Ready to get back to work after giving birth to baby Hazel in February, Emily Blunt will star in the upcoming movie, "Sicario."

Directed by Denis Villeneuve, the thriller follows an officer from Tucson, Arizona who ventures across the Mexican border with a pair of mercenaries to catch a drug lord.

According to Variety, filming is slated to begin later this summer. In the meantime, fans can catch the "Devil Wears Prada" star in a couple of films.

Alongside Tom Cruise, Emily appears in "Edge of Tomorrow," in theaters on June 6th. Playing the Baker's Wife, she joins the Disney adaptation of "Into the Woods," set for release on Christmas Day.

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