Demian Bichir, Emilia Clarke, Jumayn Hunter and Madalina Ghenea have joined Jude Law and Richard E. Grant in the cast of “Dom Hemingway, producer Jeremy Thomas announced on Thursday.
The London-set black comedy about revenge and regrets is written and directed by Richard Shepard (“The Matador”).
Jude Law plays the title role of Hemingway, a character with a loose fuse. Back on the streets of London after 12 years in prison, it’s time to collect what he’s owed for keeping his mouth shut. Travelling with his best friend (Grant), he visits his crime boss (Bichir, pictured) in the south of France to claim his reward.
Produced by Thomas’ Recorded Picture Company, with partners BBC Films, CinemaNX/Isle of Man Film, Pinewood Films and Lionsgate, “Dom Hemingway” also will film on location in the South of France. HanWay Films is handling worldwide sales.
“With these great players in addition to Jude Law and Richard E. Grant, the cast promises acting fireworks,” Thomas said in a release.
Bichir is among the most well-known actors in his native Mexico and across Latin America. In 2011, he received nominations for an Academy Award, a SAG Award and an Independent Spirit Award for his performance in Chris Weitz’s “A Better Life.”
British actress Emilia Clarke has become internationally known for her role in HBO’s award-winning fantasy series “Game of Thrones.”