Sunday, September 30, 2012

Game of Thrones star to make A Promise

Game of Thrones star Richard Madden, will join Rebecca Hall and Alan Rickman, in romantic drama A Promise, the first English-language feature film from french director Patrice Leconte.

26 year old Richard (represented by Troika) who plays Robb Stark in Game of Thrones, is originally from Scotland. He started acting as a child, and then trained at Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

He stars as Ludwig in A Promise,a young engineer in pre-World War I Germany, who goes to work for a wealthy older man (Rickman) and ends up falling for his wife (Hall). The two are separated by circumstance and the First World War, and their relationship is tested when they meet again nine years later.

21 year old Shannon Tarbet from Brighton, will make her big-screen debut in the role of Anna. Shannon (represented by United Agents) has built up an impressive stage CV with roles in Spur of The Moment, Mogadishu, and Skane.

A Promise is based on Stefan Zweig's novella Journey into the Past, and is due to start shooting later this autumn.

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