Richard Madden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth are among the new cast announced for Sam Mendes’ upcoming WW1 drama 1917.
The DreamWorks Pictures project will begin filming on April 1 on location in the UK, and follows two young soldiers played by the previously announced George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman during a single day in the conflict. It will shoot in England and Scotland.
Also joining the cast are Andrew Scott, Mark Strong, Daniel Mays, Adrian Scarborough, Jamie Parker, Nabhaan Rizwan and Claire Duburcq.
Mendes directs, wrote