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Cronenberg & Mortensen, Making 'Eastern Promises'

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Cronenberg & Mortensen, Making 'Eastern Promises'

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David Cronenberg (left) and Viggo Mortensen on the set of Eastern Promises. Peter Mountain/Focus Features hide caption

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David Cronenberg (left), Viggo Mortensen and Vincent Cassel Focus Featon the set of Eastern Promises.

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Viggo Mortensen stars in Eastern Promises, a new David Cronenberg thriller set in London, in the dangerous underworld of sex trafficking.

The film was written by Steve Knight, who wrote the screenplay for Dirty Pretty Things.

Cronenberg and Mortensen's last collaboration was the acclaimed 2005 film A History of Violence.