Malcolm Freeman has just been confirmed for the role of Vyacheslav Molotov. He was a leading figure in the Soviet government from the 1920s where he rose to power from being a protege of Joseph Stalin. He will be starring alongside Max Irons, known for Red Riding Hood (2011), The Host (2013) and Being Julia (2004). Also, he will be working with Samantha Barks (les Miserables) and Terence Stamp, to name but a few. Shooting commences early December.