That’s right, coming off production of Season 2 of Netflix’s Mindhunter, Holt McCallany is heading to Europe to star in director Jalil Lespert’s version of Le Dindon. The Danny Boon co-starring comedy based on George Feydeau’s iconic 1896 play will be the Justice League actor’s French-language debut.
McCallany will play the role of Wayne, a Parisian-based American whose wife is having a secret affair with Boon’s character.
Having attended theater school in the French capital back in the 1980s and kept a pad there for years, the actor who plays FBI Agent Bill Tench opposite Jonathan Groff in the Netflix crime drama is actually nearly fluent in the language. Which means McCallany will be performing his role in the farce entirely in French, it appears.
He will be in top-flight