Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot jointly announced today that Jovan Adepo and Wyatt Russell will lead the cast of producer JJ Abrams’ D-Day movie “Overlord.”
The supernatural thriller takes place during World War II.
The film will begin shooting this May in the U.K.
Most recently Adepo starred opposite Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Paramount’s Oscar-nominated drama, “Fences.” He can currently been seen as a series regular on HBO’s “The Leftovers.” He is repped by Gersh and Powerline Entertainment.
Wyatt Russell recently starred in “Black Mirror” and Richard Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some!!”
He will next star in the lead role of AMC’s highly anticipated original series, “Lodge 49.” He will also be seen in “Folk Hero” and “Funny Guy,” “Blaze,” “Goon 2” and “Ingrid Goes West” which premiered at Sundance. Wyatt is repped by UTA.