British actor James Cosmo, who is best known for playing Lord Commander Jeor Mormont in Game of Thrones, has been roped in for a crucial role in Dhanush’s upcoming Tamil film with director Karthik Subbaraj.
Subbaraj took to twitter to announce this exciting news. He wrote: ''Welcome on board @MrJamesCosmo sir!! Very happy, honoured and excited to work with an actor who starred in legendary creations like #Braveheart #Troy #GameOfThrones and many more (sic).''
Welcome on board @MrJamesCosmo sir!!— karthik subbaraj (@karthiksubbaraj) September 2, 2019
Very Happy, honoured & excited to work with an actor who starred in legendary creations like #Braveheart #Troy #Gameofthrones & many moreðŸ‘ÂÂÂÂðŸ˜Š@dhanushkraja @sash041075 @Music_Santhosh @kshreyaas #D40 #Ynot18 https://t.co/qC0HcUo5vl
Cosmo’s role in Karthik Subbaraj’s film is yet to be revealed. Earlier, Subbaraj had planned to rope in Al Pacino for the role. Unfortunately, he couldn’t get dates of the actor.
The project goes on the floors in London this week. For the next three months, the film will be shot in and around London and a few other places.
James Cosmo has also been part of Hollywood films like Highlander, Braveheart, Trainspotting, Troy, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Ben-Hur and Wonder Woman.
Dhanush, on the other hand, has an interesting lineup of projects. Dhanush will play a daily wage labourer in Asuran, which will be released on October 2. He will be also seen in Durai Senthil Kumar’s Pataas, which is gearing up for Diwali release. The film also stars Mehreen Pirzada and Sneha. Dhanush also has few days of shoot left on Vada Chennai 2 which he hopes to complete by this year end. He has also signed a film with Pariyerum Perumal fame director Mari Selvaraj.