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Thesp trio joins Ralph Fiennes film

Hurt, Redgrave, Chastain board 'Coriolanus'

William Hurt, Vanessa Redgrave and Jessica Chastain have boarded Ralph Fiennes’ directorial debut “Coriolanus.”

Pic is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s study of the way power corrupts, set in the early years of the Roman Republic.

Fiennes will also play the title role.

Lensing will begin in Serbia in early 2010. John Logan (“The Aviator”) is writing the script. Artemis Films’ Julia Taylor-Stanley and Magnolia Mae Films’ Gabrielle Tana are producing. Icon Entertainment Intl. is handling worldwide sales.

Icon has also closed a number of sales for Jim Loach’s “Oranges and Sunshine.”

Diaphana has picked up all rights for France. Other territories sold include Odeon for Greece and Lusomundo for Portugal. Pic, which stars Emily Watson, Hugo Weaving and David Wenham, looks at the forced migration of children from the U.K. to Australia into hard labor camps.

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