Principal photography has wrapped on Anomalisa helmer and Oscar nominee Duke Johnson’s The Actor starring André Holland (Passing, Moonlight) and Gemma Chan (Don’t Worry Darling, Eternals). The ensemble cast includes Tracey Ullman (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”, “Mrs. Americana” ), Toby Jones (Empire of Light, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy), Simon McBurney (Wolfwalkers, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy), and Joe Cole (“Peaky Blinders”). The Actor is based on the best-selling novel, Memory, by Donald E. Westlake and a script by Johnson and Stephen Cooney.
Stranded in 1950s Ohio after a brutal attack, actor Paul Cole (Holland), suffering from severe memory loss, struggles to find his way back to his life in New York and reclaim what he has lost. The Actor follows a thrilling journey we must all make, to find home, to find love and ultimately to find ourselves.
Holland is represented by WME and Anonymous Content and Chan is represented by WME, Independent Talent Group and M88.