Anthony Hopkins Cast As A Sorcerer In ARABIAN NIGHTS
Anthony Hopkins is in final negotiations to star in the movie “Arabian Nights”, announces The Hollywood Reporter. Chuck Russell will be directing the epic adventure film. Writers are Russell Ambrose and Barry P. Ambrose.
“Arabian Nights” centers on a young commander (Liam Hemsworth) that teams up with Ali Baba, Sinbad and Genie to save his queen, Scheherazade. Hopkins will play Pharotu, an evil sorcerer, who is looking to amass more power by increasing his magic.
Sir Anthony Hopkins is known for his roles as frightening and powerful villains. His most famous role was Hannibal Lector in “The Silence of the Lambs”. He won an Oscar for his portrayal. Hopkins will also star as Odin in the upcoming movie “Thor”. Filming for “Arabian Nights” will begin this summer.