Dustin Hoffman Joins Stephen Frears’ Untitled Cycling Project; Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, and Oscar Nuñez Join Chilean Miners Picture, THE 33
Here’s a look at today’s casting news:
- Dustin Hoffman (Luck) will join director Stephen Frears’ untitled cycling project that stars Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong.
- Juliette Binoche (Words and Pictures), James Brolin and Oscar Nuñez (The Office) join Antonio Banderas and Martin Sheen in The 33, director Patricia Riggen’s film about the Chilean workers trapped in a mining disaster.
Hit the jump for more on both pictures.
Here’s the official studio note for Hoffman:
DUSTIN HOFFMAN LIMBERS UP FOR STEPHEN FREARS’ UNTITLED CYCLING PROJECT
London, 6 December 2013… Stephen Frears’ untitled CYCLING PROJECT goes up a gear as tour de force Dustin Hoffman joins the cast. Hoffman will join when the production moves to the US for the final stages of the shoot.
This marks the second collaboration between Hoffman and Frears since 1992’s THE ACCIDENTAL HERO.
Lee Pace (THE HOBBIT) has also joined the cast which includes Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet and Jesse Plemons.
The film is currently shooting on location in Europe and the US.