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Kingsley signs on to ‘Shutter Island’

Actor to join Scorsese's period thriller

Ben Kingsley has signed on to co-star in Martin Scorsese’s period thriller “Shutter Island” for Paramount Pictures.

Leonardo DiCaprio will star as a U.S. marshal who is sent to the remote New England island in summer 1954 to investigate the disappearance of a patient from the island’s prison/mental hospital. Mark Ruffalo has already boarded the project. Kingsley will portray the mental hospital’s chief physician.

Laeta Kalogridis adapted the screenplay based on a novel by Dennis Lehane.

Pic is a co-production of Phoenix Pictures, Scorsese’s Sikelia and DiCaprio’s Appian Way banners. Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer, Brad Fischer and Scorsese will produce. Lehane, Kalogridis and Louis Phillips will exec produce.

“Shutter Island” will mark Kingsley’s first collaboration with Scorsese.

Kingsley, who is shooting the Mike Myers comedy “The Love Guru,” has several films in the can, including “Elegy” and “The Wackness.”

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