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Ian McKellen Joins ‘HAMLET REVENANT’

May 17, 2017

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Ian McKellen has joined the international cast of Ken McMullen’s HAMLET REVENANT, which is currently being presented to buyers in Cannes. McKellen joins the previously announced Gabriel Byrne and Connie Nielsen.

An original adaption of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the film explores the violence and destructive instincts that haunt the human psyche through the story of a man caught in a vortex of revenge, doubt and madness.

Mikkel Boe Følsgaard will lead playing the Danish prince, newcomer Maria Boda plays Ophelia, French actors Lambert Wilson and Dominique Pinon and British actor Lex Shrapnel also star.

France’s Albatros Films produces in co-production with Germany’s Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion; Italy’s Filmexport Group; and Denmark’s Sequoia Pictures.

Production is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2017.

 

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