by: Sammy Mink
Fantasy/horror THE TALE OF TALES has added Toby Jones, John C. Reilly, Shirley Henderson, Stacey Martin and Bebe Cave to its cast. Specific plot details are unknown but the project is based on the fairy tale collection of 17th Century Italian author Giambattista Basile, which includes the first known versions of the characters Rapunzel and Cinderella. Salma Hayek has been cast as a jealous queen who forfeits her husband’s life while Vincent Cassel plays a king who lusts after two mysterious sisters.
Jones is known for his role as Truman Capote in the biopic “Infamous,” as well as playing Arnim Zola in the “Captain America” franchise, Dobby in the “Harry Potter” series, and Claudius Templesmith in the “Hunger Games” franchise. His upcoming films include the final two installments of the “Hunger Games” series, drama “Serena” with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, and animated haunted film “The Canterville Ghost” with Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and Miranda Hart.
Reilly is best known for his comedy roles in movies like “Talladega Nights,” “Cedar Rapids” and “Step Brothers.” He will next appear in the action/sci-fi film “Guardians of the Galaxy” and two comedy projects with Will Ferrell “Devil’s Night” and “Border Guards,” helmed by Adam McKay.
Henderson is the British actress known for her roles as the best friend in the “Bridget Jones” films, as Moaning Myrtle in the “Harry Potter” franchise and as Gail in “Trainspotting.” She recently appeared in “Filth” with James McAvoy and will next appear in British drama “Set Fire to the Stars” which follows an aspiring poet on a journey to save Dylan Thomas.
Martin has appeared in the 2007 musical “Hairspray” and the action/thriller “Sacrifice.” Cave appeared in BBC drama “Frankie” and played Young Biddy in the BBC Film version of “Great Expectations.”
Jones is repped by Artist Rights Group and UTA. Reilly is with Hamilton Hodell, WME and Framework Entertainment. Henderson is repped by Hamilton Hodell and NB Management. Cave is repped by United Agents.