Tom Cruise has a new leading lady - Anna Karenina star Alicia Vikander is in talks to play opposite the actor in the movie remake of cult 1960s Tv series The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Swedish actress is close to joining Cruise and Armie Hammer in the Warner Bros. film, which will be directed by Madonna's ex Guy Ritchie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Vikander will play a motor-mad British agent who is a new character creation for the film.