‘The White Queen’, ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘GOT’ stars join new movie
New cast additions have been revealed for new movie, Woman In Gold, produced by The Weinstein Company, BBC Films and Origin Pictures, which began principle photography on May 23, for eight weeks.
The film is a true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family, and stars, Helen Mirren (The Queen), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Ryan Reynolds (Green Lantern), Daniel Bruhl (Rush) and Katie Holmes (Batman Begins) who were announced recently.
Joining the cast are: Max Irons (The White Queen), Charles Dance (Game Of Thrones), and Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey).
Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve five pieces of Gustav Klimt artwork seized from her family by the Nazis, among them “The Lady in Gold” painting.
Together with her young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Reynolds), she embarks upon a battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tatiana Maslany plays the young Maria Altmann; Bruhl plays attorney for the Austrian government.
Other cast additions include Antje Traue (Man of Steel), Moritz Bleibtreu (Kill Your Friends) and Jonathan Pryce (Pirates of the Caribbean).
Playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell has penned the screenplay. The director is Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn).
Woman In Gold is bring shot on location in the UK, Austria and the US.