Claes Bang has signed on to star in Nick Hamm’s interval motion movie William Inform, enjoying the legendary Swiss marksman.
The Danish actor, star of Ruben Östlund’s 2017 Cannes Palme d’Or winner The Sq. and Sharon Horgan’s Emmy-nominated Apple TV+ collection Unhealthy Sisters, will probably be joined by an ensemble solid, together with Connor Swindells (Barbie), Ellie Bamber (Willow), Golshifteh Farahani (Extraction), Jonah Hauer-King (The Little Mermaid), Rafe Spall (The Massive Quick), Emily Beecham (Little Joe), Jonathan Pryce (Recreation of Thrones, The Two Popes) and Oscar-winner Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Attractive Beast).
Hamm tailored William Inform from Friedrich Schiller’s well-known play, set within the 14th Century, which follows a peaceable hunter who picks up his crossbow to struggle tyranny, within the type of a corrupt Austrian King. Within the play’s most well-known scene, Inform is compelled by authorities to shoot an apple from the top of his personal son.
“Inform’s story has a relevance and immediacy that’s strikingly modern,” mentioned Hamm. “The Apple Scene particularly has gripped the world’s creativeness for a whole lot of years and but has by no means been dramatized in fashionable cinema. As a filmmaker, I couldn’t ask for a extra distinctive solid to carry this story to life.”
Hamm’s Free Flip Leisure and Tempo Manufacturing are producing William Inform along with Groenlandia, in affiliation with DNeg Movies. Producers are Piers Tempest and Marie-Christine Jaeger-Firmenich. Jon Hamm, David Nichols and Francesco Marras are government producing. The movie is at the moment taking pictures in Italy.
Beta Cinema is dealing with worldwide gross sales with WME Unbiased representing home rights. The venture will probably be offered to patrons on the American Movie Market in Los Angeles subsequent week.
“The story of Inform has resonated all through the ages; the mix of politics, intrigue and motion set in opposition to the beautiful mountain surroundings lends itself extremely properly to cinema,” mentioned Tempest.
Added Jaeger-Firmenich: “The legend of William Inform represents the values of freedom and independence to so many in my residence nation of Switzerland. I’m subsequently honored and delighted to have the chance to share this story with audiences around the globe.”
Hamm’s directorial credit embrace the 2018 crime comedy Pushed starring Jason Sudeikis, Lee Tempo and Judy Greer, the Netflix collection White Strains and, most just lately, the household drama Gigi & Nate (2022) with Charlie Rowe, Marcia Homosexual Harden and Jim Belushi.
The movie’s supporting solid consists of Solly McLeod (The Lifeless Don’t Damage), Amar Chadha-Patel (Willow), Sam Keeley (The English Recreation), Jake Dunn (The Ballad of Renegade Nell) and Tobias Jowett.