Forest Whitaker And Vince Vaughn Cast In Roland Joffe's 'The Archbishop And The Antichrist'

Forest Whitaker and Vince Vaughn are set to star in Roland Joffe's The Archbishop and the Antichrist. The film will be based on the play of the same name by Michael Ashton, which follows a fictionalized account of Archbishop Desmond Tutu's (Whitaker) meetings with brutal murderer Piet Blomfield (Vaughn).

Joffé has been nominated for an Oscar for his films The Killing Fields and The Mission. He also directed films like The Scarlett Letter and Goodbye Lover.

The Archbishop And the Antichrist will be produced by Emmy Award nominated producer Craig Baumgarten (Hook, Never Back Down). Kim Aston will serve as executive producer.

In the film, Vaughn's character Piet Blomfield seeks redemption for the atrocities he’s committed while he serves a life sentence in prison in post-apartheid South Africa.

Forest Whitaker brings a great sense of depth and power to all his performances and he is the perfect
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