Colin Firth has joined the forged of ‘Empire of Mild’.
The 61-year-old actor has boarded the Sam Mendes flick alongside Toby Jones, Crystal Clarke and Tanya Moodie.
Olivia Colman and Michael Ward had already signed as much as star within the film which Sam is directing for Searchlight Photos.
The ‘1917’ filmmaker has additionally written the movie – which marks the primary time he has penned a screenplay with no co-writer – and the film is about round an attractive previous cinema on the South Coast of England throughout the Eighties.
Sam can be producing ‘Empire of Mild’ with Pippa Harris via his Neal Road Productions and can be reunited with cinematographer Roger Deakins on the undertaking – which is slated for launch on the finish of 2022.
The ‘Skyfall’ director mentioned in an announcement: “I’ve lengthy been an admirer of Searchlight and the dynamic method they’ve produced and launched a few of my favorite theatrical releases of current years. This undertaking may be very near my coronary heart, and I couldn’t be extra delighted that it has discovered its best house.”
The film can be overseen by Searchlight’s presidents of manufacturing, movie and tv, Matthew Greenfield and David Greenbaum in addition to the pinnacle of improvement and manufacturing at Searchlight Photos UK, Katie Goodson-Thomas.
The pair mentioned: “Sam has written an beautiful cinematic drama that captured our hearts from web page one. He’s a masterful filmmaker, and we stay up for working with him, Pippa, and Roger and to reunite with the good Olivia on this actually particular movie.”