Peter Landesman’s political spy thriller, FELT has added more names to its growing all-star cast.. Michael C. Hall, Kate Walsh, Tony Goldwyn, Josh Lucas, and Marton Csokas will join Liam Neeson who plays the titular Mark Felt who would, decades later, reveal himself to be the infamous “Deep Throat” that helped journalists uncover the Watergate scandal in 1974.
Goldwyn is set to play FBI intel chief Ed Miller while Walsh will play his wife, Pat. Hall will play John Dean, the man desperate to cover the Washington Post leaks and Csokas, along with Tom Sizemore, will portray Felt’s FBI rivals, Pat Gray and Bill Sullivan. Lucas will take on the role of Charlie Bates, a mentee of Felt who discovers that he is leaking classified information on the Watergate investigation, a role previously attached to Jason Bateman. Diane Lane, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Ike Barinholtz, Bruce Greenwood, Brian D’Arcy, Noah Wyle, Colm Meaney, Eddie Marsan, and Maika Monroe round out the massive ensemble.
Landesman will also produce alongside a team that includes Giannina Scott, Christopher Woodrow, and Marc Butan of MadRiver Pictures. In addition, Gary Goetzman and Tom Hanks will produce under their Playtone Productions banner, along with Ridley Scott through Scott Free Productions. Steven Shareshian, Michael Schaefer, Michael Bassick, and Steven Marshall will executive produce, while Ed Fee is overseeing for MadRiver. Jay Roach and Steve Richards from Endurance Media have also signed on as producers.
Walsh recently starred in Staten Island Summer and is known for her TV roles in Grey’s Anatomy and the spin-off Private Practice. She is repped by WME.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer