Rob Kirkland, More Join “Dyad”; ‘The Dresden Sun’ Adds Linus Roache – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Rob Kirkland (Yellowstone), Nick Cassavetes (god is a ball), Dajana Gudic (star weekend), Paul Johanson (dominant dog) and Lou Ferrigno Jr (TO CRUSH) have signed on to star in the thriller Dyadwritten by Will Hirschfeld and directed by Patrick Flaherty, both from 1A Motion Pictures.
Dyad follows Sofia (Gudić), a journalist eager to make her mark but consumed by conspiracy theories and her struggles with dissociative identity disorder. Like her connects two seemingly isolated high-profile deaths, she is drawn into the orbit of Zane (Cassavetes), the mercurial leader of a global cabal that counts media moguls (Johansson), politicians (Kirkland) and elites among its members. Hollywood. Once Sofia discovers how deep this shadow government’s ties run, she sets out on the impossible task of bringing them down.
Will Hirschfeld wrote the screenplay and produced alongside Flaherty and Gudić, with Cassavetes, Driss Ouazzani, Michael Krause, Paul Schon, Michael Morriatti and Ionel Diaconescu serving as executive producers. Hirschfeld will also be part of the cast, alongside Miraj Grbić, Denny Love, Johanna Liuaw, Jonathan Kowalsky, Steven Spence, Christian Combs and current UFC champion Aljamain Sterling.
Kirkland is represented by Brave Artists Management; Cassavetes by WME, LBI Entertainment and Yorn, Levine, Barnes; Gudić by NTA Talent Agency; Johansson by Mavrick Artists Agency, Edna Talent Management, Lucas Talent and Gilbertson Entertainment; Ferrigno Jr. by A3 Artists Agency, Brave Artists Management and attorney Robert N. Pafundi; and Hirschfeld by Energy Entertainment.
EXCLUSIVE: Linus Roache (Priest, Wings of a dove) has signed on to star alongside Steven Ogg, Christina Ricci, Mena Suvari and Samantha Win in The Dresden Sunan upcoming cyberpunk film from writer-director Michael Ryan.
The indie watches as a heist heads south when Crilenger (Ogg) – a brilliant and principled mercenary with a traumatic past – works with an insider to steal a valuable Peredor Corporation asset called “the sphere”. The C&Earth Corporation, vying for world domination, seeks to find a solution to an otherworldly technology via a scientist’s project. Meanwhile, a financial analyst, who despises his job at powerful investment firm Mutual One, finds himself caught between deadly corporate rivals, financial fraud and tech espionage, and is ultimately forced on the run from an entrepreneur. psychopathic soldier.
Roache will play the film’s psychopathic mercenary antagonist, Malik. Michael Ryan and Tyler Lockamy are producing through their Archetype Pictures banner, with Neely Gurman for the cast.
Roache is perhaps best known for his Golden Globe-nominated turn as Robert Kennedy in the 2002 FX TV movie RFK. The actor recently wrapped production on the Amazon feature my policemanwith Harry Styles and Emma Corrin, and has already acted in films including mandy, batman begins, The Chronicles of Riddick, The wings of a dove and Priest, among others. Additional TV credits include multiple seasons of NBC Law and orderthe story vikings and Showtime Countrywhich aired its finale earlier this year.
Roache is replaced by ICM Partners and Authentic Literary and Talent Management.