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Tilda Swinton joins Colin Farrell in Edward Berger-directed Netflix drama THE BALLAD OF A SMALL PLAYER

Oscar winner Tilda Swinton (Suspiria, Doctor Strange) joined the cast of Edward Berger-direct (All quiet on the west front) Netflix drama, The ballad of a little player.

He joins the previously announced star Colin Farrell (In Bruges, The Batman). Rowan Joffe is adapting the screenplay based on the novel by Lawrence Osborne.

Mike Goodridge is producing through his Good Chaos banner alongside Berger for his Nine Hours banner and Matthew James Wilkinson for Stigma Films.

The story follows a high-stakes gambler who decides to lay low in Macau after his past and debts catch up with him. Along the way he meets a kindred spirit who may hold the key to his salvation. Production is expected to begin in Asia this summer.

The film marks the first project under Berger’s creative partnership and global first-look film deal with Netflix, via his Nine Hours banner.

Swinton was recently in production That of Pedro Almodovar The room next door and has That of Joshua Oppenheimer end launch is expected later this year.

Later this year, Farrell will debut the highly anticipated Batman Max series The Penguin bow in which he reprises his role as Gotham City’s most infamous gangster.

He is currently filming the Sony and Imperative drama A big, bold and beautiful journey opposite to Margot Robbie.

via: Deadline

by Jessica Fisher
Source: Geek Tyrant

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