Looks like three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella is returning to politics! Deadline.com reports that the 'Frost/Nixon' star will portray, Paul Nitze, United States Secretary of the Navy and President Ronald Reagan's most senior and trusted adviser advisor in the upcoming film REYKJAVIK.
The film, from Scott Free, Participant Media, Headline Pictures, will be helmed by Mike Newell. The drama will follow the peace summit between Reagan and Gorbachev which took place in Reykjavik, Iceland in 1986. The cast will also include Michael Douglas as Reagan and Christoph Waltz as Mikhail Gorbachev.
Langella recently starred in the big screen's Robot & Frank. He will next be seen in the Stephen Frears' Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight for HBO in 2014. He recently finished production on Grace of Monaco opposite Nicole Kidman and the indie film, Parts Per Billion opposite Gena Rowlands and Rosario Dawson.
The actor starred in the film version of Frost/Nixon, for which he received an Oscar nomination and won a Tony Award for his performance in the stage play of the same name. His other film credits include Unknown, All Good Things, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Starting Out in the Evening, Good Night, and Good Luck, Dracula, and The Twelve Chairs.
Veteran of the Great White Way, Langella has appeared on Broadway in Man and Boy, A Man For All Seasons, Frost/Nixon, Match, Fortune's Fool, Present Laughter, The Father, Sherlock's Last Case, Hurlyburly, Design For Living, Passion, Amadeus, Dracula, Seascape, A Cry of Players and Yerma. He has also played Off-Broadway in The Visit, among many more credits.
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