Felicity Jones to act in Turkey
REUTERS PhotoBritish actress Felicity Jones, who was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for her role in “The Theory of Everything,” will come to Istanbul. She will star in Ron Howard’s adaptation of Dan Brown’s latest novel “Inferno” as Sienna Brooks. The film will be shot in Florence and Istanbul.
Tom Hanks, who previously played the role of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon in “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels & Demons” is also starring in the movie.
Howard is directing and producing the film with Brian Grazer. The film is set to release on Oct. 14, 2016.
Howard recently visited Istanbul to find places for his film. He shared the photos that he shot in the city on his Twitter account, saying, “Stunning modern & historic Istanbul. Kind of amazing everywhere your gaze takes you.”
In the film, Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Brooks, a doctor he hopes will help him recover his memories and prevent a madman from releasing a global plague connected to Dante’s “Inferno.”
Indian actor Irrfan Khan, French actor Omar Sy and Danish TV star Sidse Babett Knudsen are also in the cast of the film.