Frederick Schmidt (“Angel Has Fallen”) and Raphael Vicas (“Grantchester”) are also boarding the production.
The Sky Original film is a U.K.-Italian co-production from Sky, ITV Studios’ Cattleya and Groenlandia. It will be broadcast on Sky in Italy, the U.K., Ireland, Germany and Austria.
The adaptation is written by Stefano Bises and directed by Emmy-nominated Francesco Carrozzini (“Franca: Chaos and Creation”).
“I am in the middle of filming and I could have not hoped for better. The cast is incredible,” Carrozzini told Variety.
“The Hanging Sun” is a noir thriller set in a part of Norway where religion dominates, the sun never sets, and local residents seem to be from a different era.
The film follows John — a man on the run because he has betrayed his powerful crime-lord father,