She plays an American senator who is secretly spying for the Russians.
And Mary-Louise Parker’s character in thriller Red Sparrow gets in a sticky situation as a plastic model of the actress was run over by a truck during filming on Saturday.
The frighteningly lifelike doll smacked its head off the tarmac when it was hit from behind by the large vehicle in London.
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Terrifying stunt: A plastic model of Mary-Louise Parker was hit by a lorry and smashed on the tarmac during filming for spy drama Red Sparrow in London on Saturday
Thankfully Mary-Louise, 52, only filmed the moments leading up to the tragic crash as she strutted across a busy street.
The Golden Globe-winning actress wore a knee-length rose jacket, with a deep pink leather handbag.