Nia Long

Nia Long has been added to the cast of the Fox action comedy Spy, which will be directed by Paul Feig (The Heat, Bridesmaids).

Toplined by Melissa McCarthy, the film deals with a CIA analyst who goes into the field to track down the person responsible for the death of her lover, to be played by Jude Law

Long will play the role of a top CIA official in the film.

On board as well are Jason Statham (who will play an “overconfident yet clumsy spy”), Rose Byrne, British comedienne Miranda Hart, and Bobby Cannavale, who will be one of the villains in the film, a rich Italian playboy.