The Killing actor will play a safe house operator who is confronted by agents played by previously announced stars Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington, reveals The Hollywood Reporter.
The plot of the film sees Reynolds' character, a CIA agent who is the sole survivor of an attack on a safe house, transporting a prisoner, played by Washington. The pair are pursued by a group who intend to kill them.
Kinnaman will reportedly play the owner of a safe house visited by Reynolds and Washington's characters.
The project will see Kinnaman reunited with director Daniel Espinosa with whom he worked on his first major film Easy Money/Snabba Cash. The script was written by David Guggenheim.
Safe House also stars country singer Tim McGraw, Robert Patrick and Brendon Gleeson. The movie is due to be released in the US and the UK on February 10, 2012.