EXCLUSIVE: Oscar winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist), Oscar nominee Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Emmy winner Guy Pearce (Mare of Easttown) and Conversations With Friends and The Favourite star Joe Alwyn are among cast confirmed for Brady Corbet’s The Brutalist.
Principal photography began in recent weeks in Hungary with cast also comprising Raffey Cassidy (White Noise), Isaach De Bankolé (Casino Royale), Alessandro Nivola (The Many Saints Of Newark), Stacy Martin (Nymphomaniac Vol I), Emma Laird (Mayor Of Kingstown), Jonathan Hyde (Titanic), and Peter Polycarpou (Evita).
Co-written by Vox Lux and Childhood Of A Leader filmmaker Corbet with partner Mona Fastvold (The World To Come), The Brutalist chronicles thirty years of an artist’s life. When visionary architect László Toth (Brody) and his wife Erzsébet (Jones) flee post-war Europe to rebuild their legacy in America, a mysterious and wealthy client (Pearce) ends up changing their lives forever.
Brody, who recently guest starred in HBO’s Succession, can next be seen in Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City and currently in Rian Johnson’s Peacock series Poker Face. Jones most recently starred in The Last Letter from Your Lover on Netflix and in George Clooney’s Midnight Sky. Pearce earned an Emmy for his role in HBO’s Mildred Pierce and went on to co-star in HBO’s Mare of Easttown and A Spy Among Friends for ITV and MGM+.
Brody is repped by CAA. Jones is repped by WME, Independent Talent Group and Peikoff Mahan. Pearce is represented by CAA, Independent Talent Group, and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.
Source : deadline.com