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Tim Roth Joins ‘Arbitrage’ Cast

Mike Fleming

Tim Roth has closed a deal to costar in Arbitrage, the Nicholas Jarecki-directed drama that begins shooting shortly in New York. Richard Gere and Susan Sarandon star. Roth will play Michael Gower, a detective investigating a murder. Jarecki’s script focuses on a troubled hedge fund magnate, so desperate to sell his trading empire that when he makes a mistake he turns to an unlikely person for help and that leads him down a dangerous trail. Laura Bickford is producing with Kevin Turen, Bob Salerno and Justin Nappi. CAA-repped Roth is working the role around his lead role in the FBC drama Lie To Me.

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Richard Gere Close To ‘Arbitrage’ Deal

By | Monday February 7, 2011 @ 12:02pm PST
Mike Fleming

Richard Gere is near a deal to star in Arbitrage, the Nicholas Jarecki-directed drama that stars Eva Green and Susan Sarandon. He’s close to signing his deal. Shooting starts mid-April in New York. Laura Bickford is producing with Kevin Turen, Bob Salerno, and Justin Nappi.

Jarecki wrote the script, about a troubled hedge fund magnate desperate to complete the sale of his trading empire makes an error that forces him to turn to an unlikely person for help. Mohammed Al Turki and Brian Young are exec producers. Gere just starred with Topher Grace in the Michael Brandt-directed The Double for Hyde Park. WME reps Gere.

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