Based on Amor Towles’ novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel, the television film will be adapted by Tom Harper (War and Peace).
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The film is a passion project for the producers, as Matti Leshem lost his grandmother in the Holocaust and his father is a survivor. Meanwhile, Branagh narrated the documentary Anne Frank Remembered, so the story is clearly near and dear to his heart as well.
Book-to-television adaptations were busy making big casting announcements today, with Game of Thrones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and The Alienist all adding to their line-ups.
Eric Bross’s political thriller Public Affairs has added Thora Birch. She joins previously cast Adrian Grenier and Mimi Rogers.
The cast of The Dark Tower continues to expand as Katheryn Winnick and Fran Kranz join Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey in Sony’s adaptation of the classic Stephen King series.
Sam Elliott will lead a cast that includes Katharine Ross, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, and Krysten Ritter in a new dramedy from director Brett Haley.
Dirk Gently has tapped Samuel Barnett for the lead role opposite Elijah Wood in the BBC America series penned by Max Landis, The Fluffy Shop hires another, and more in today’s TV casting round-up!
Another day gearing up for pilot season, another onslaught of casting news. Luke Perry, Elisabeth Shue, and Dermot Mulroney have all landed new roles in new series.
Epix’s spy-thriller has its core cast in place.
Get ready Fowl fans, as it looks as though Walt Disney Pictures and The Weinstein Company are finally moving forward on the seriously long-awaited Artemis Fowl adaptation, securing Kenneth Branagh to direct.
Should Branagh’s talks follow through, the director is expected to assemble an A-list cast for the thriller, which follows famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, who becomes enlisted to solve the murder of a man who was killed in his car the night before.
Chaikin and Portia Doubleday have been cast in the USA’s hacking drama pilot.
The “Graceland” star heading for “Divorce” in Bravo’s first scripted series.