Actor leaves Martin Campbell-directed drama
corporate cover-up and government collusion. Danny Huston, Shawn Roberts and Bojana Novakovic also star. The filmmakers plan to shoot around De Niro’s character’s scenes until they cast an actor to replace him. Pic is based on a 1985 BBC miniseries that Campbell directed. William Monahan wrote the script. King, who financed the picture and received a SAG waiver to shoot it, is producing with Michael Wearing and the BBC.
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