Mandy Patinkin Set To Join “Ali & Nino”

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Courtesy of Zimbio

is in negotiations to join the cast of .

Based on the best-selling novel by Kurban Said, the film explores the budding romance between Ali, a Muslim boy, and Nino, a Christian Georgian girl, in Baku, Azerbaija against the backdrop of World War I and Azerbaijan’s fight for independence.

Adam Bakri and Maria Valverde are currently attached to star. Asif Kapadia will direct from a script by Christopher Hampton.

Patinkin has recently made waves with his turn as Saul Berenson on Showtime’s hit series Homeland.

He also recently starred in Zach Braff’s Kickstarter-funded Wish I Was Here and lent his voice to the English-dub of Studio Ghibli’s The Wind Rises.

He’s next set to voice Papa Smurf in the animated reboot, The Smurfs.

Patinkin is repped by .

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