In the most modern gorgeous-man details, Sam Heughan, the man within the reduction of Outlander‘s Scottish stunner, is taking on the role of fellow gorgeous man Paul Newman in a new biopic in regards to the lives of author Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal.
“Lucky to be segment of this truthful movie,” Heughan tweeted to his followers on Tuesday morning.
The movie, within the meantime untitled, stars Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) because the kids’s author of such classics as Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing facility, Matilda, and The Witches. Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard) stars as Neal, Dahl’s wife who starred in films adore Breakfast at Tiffany’s and The Day the Earth Stood Unruffled.
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Neal co-starred with Newman in 1963’s Hud, which lastly received Neal her Oscar for wonderful actress. This new biopic is made up our minds within the origin of the 1960s and follows Dahl’s struggles to jot down some of his most famed works as Neal returns to performing with Hud.
“Paul Newman used to be immensely proficient, generous, and an American icon,” Heughan tweeted. “So fortunate!”
John Hay (Lost Christmas) directs the movie, which used to be previously known as An Unquiet Life. At one level, Mission: Very no longer going‘s Rebecca Ferguson used to be as soon as in talks to essential particular person as Neal earlier than Hawes used to be solid within the role.
“We’re cheerful that Sam has joined us, he is the ideal actor to play Paul Newman and a famous addition to our already swish solid,” producer Donall McCusker educated Lower-off date, which used to be the predominant to document the casting.
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