By: James Silerwolfe
James Badge Dale has joined the cast of David Mamet’s BLACKBIRD alongside Cate Blanchett, Catherine Keener and Elizabeth PeÃ±a. The story follows a woman (Blanchett) who discovers that her late grandfather, a Hollywood special effects artists, used his skills to cover up the JFK assassination. Dale will play a military major who is trying to discover the truth about the political secrets of his grandfather who worked for the U.S. special ops during 60s.
Mamet (“Spartan”) will direct from his own script. Producing will be Said Ben Said.
Dale has had a pretty good 2013, starring (so far) in “Iron Man 3”, “Lone Ranger” (oops), “World War Z” and “Parkland”, which is yet another JFK assassination movie. He’ll next appear in “Stretch” and “Miss Meadows.”
He is repped by CAA.