Fionn Whitehead Joins Jim Broadbent & Helen Mirren In Roger Michell’s ‘The Duke’ For Pathé – Afm

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Fionn Whitehead Joins Jim Broadbent & Helen Mirren In Roger Michell’s ‘The Duke’ For Pathé – Afm
Dunkirk star Fionn Whitehead has joined the cast of Roger Michell’s The Duke ahead of the film’s shoot in January 2020.

As I revealed last week, Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren will lead the cast of the art heist comedy movie that is being produced by Nicky Bentham (Moon) for her UK banner Neon Films with Pathé.

Pathé will distribute the film in the UK, France and Switzerland and will handle sales for the rest of the world, commencing at Afm this week.

The script by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman is based on the real-life story of 60-year-old taxi driver Kempton Bunton (Broadbent) who, in 1961, stole a Goya painting from the National Gallery in London.

Bunton sent a ransom note saying he would only return the picture on condition that the UK government agreed to provide free TV for the elderly. However, it turned
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