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Searchlight Rounds Out ‘Madding’ Cast With Michael Sheen, Juno Temple

By | Monday September 16, 2013 @ 7:11am PDT
Mike Fleming

Deadline has told you already about Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts and Tom Sturridge starring in the Thomas Vinterberg-directed Far From The Madding Crowd, and Fox Searchlight has rounded the cast and started production. The announcement:

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced that Thomas Vinterberg’s Far From The Madding Crowd has begun principal photography in the UK today, September 16th. The film stars Carey Mulligan (THE GREAT GATSBY, DRIVE), Matthias Schoenaerts (RUST AND BONE, BULLHEAD), Michael Sheen (MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, FROST/NIXON), Tom Sturridge (ON THE ROAD, PIRATE RADIO) and Juno Temple (THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, KILLER JOE). The script was written by David Nicholls, author and screenwriter of “One Day” and “Starter for Ten.” Allon Reich and Andrew Macdonald of DNA Films are producing with Christine Langan of BBC Films executive producing. The film will shoot on location in Dorset, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and London.

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Tom Sturridge Locks A Lead In Searchlight’s ‘Far From The Madding Crowd’

By | Thursday July 18, 2013 @ 1:27pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Tom Sturridge has been set alongside Matthias Schoenaerts and Carey Mulligan in Far From The Madding Crowd, the Fox Searchlight adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel that will be directed by Thomas Vinterberg in the helmer’s English language debut. Based on the classic novel, the film concerns a young woman and the consequences of relationships she has with three separate men at the same time. Sturridge is coming off a Tony-nominated performance in Orphans opposite Alec Baldwin in his Broadway debut, and he was most recently seen onscreen in the Walter Salles-directed adaptation of On The Road. Sturridge is represented by CAA and Curtis Brown in the UK

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