John Hurt Cast in Lars Von Trier’s MELANCHOLIA
John Hurt has joined the cast of Lars von Trier’s new film, “Melancholia“. Also, in the cast are Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling, and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Gainsbourg starred in Trier’s film “Antichrist” and won the best actress award last year at Cannes.
Director von Trier will start filming in Sweden in July. The movie is expected to cost $7.5 million.
Little is known about the plot of the film. The executive producer, Peter A. Jensen would only say that “Melancholia” involves a large object from outer space and the end of the world.