Screen Daily by Andreas Wiseman

10 May Anthony Hopkins, Daniel Alfredson join Heineken kidnap thriller

EXCLUSIVE: Informant Media’s thriller adds cast, director ahead of Cannes. Embankment to sell. Informant Media’s heist-thriller about the kidnapping of Freddy Heineken is set to star Anthony Hopkins as the kidnapped brewing magnate and will be directed by Millennium series director Daniel Alfredson. Tim Haslam and Hugo...

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09 Feb Nicholas Hoult enlists in Rupert Wyatt’s Birdsong

EXCLUSIVE: Warm Bodies star signs on for Rupert Wyatt’s adaptation of best-selling First World War love-story; Embankment handles sales. In-demand UK actor Nicholas Hoult hassigned on to play the lead in writer-director Rupert Wyatt’s adaptation of Sebastian Faulks’ best-selling First World War novel Birdsong. Warm Bodies star Hoult...

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