Nuremberg: Russell Crowe and Rami Malek to star in movie about Nazi trials

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Nuremberg: Russell Crowe and Rami Malek to star in movie about Nazi trials

Russell Crowe, Rami Malek and Michael Shannon will lead James Vanderbilt’s historic drama Nuremberg, which is about in post-war Germany.

The movie will comply with the Oscar-winner Malek because the American psychiatrist Douglas Kelley, who was tasked with deciding whether or not Nazi prisoners had been match to face trial for his or her warfare crimes.

He finds himself in a “complicated battle of wits” with the Academy Award-winner Crowe’s character, Hermann Göring, who was described as Adolf Hitler’s right-hand man.

In the meantime, Shannon will play supreme courtroom justice Robert H Jackson, the chief prosecutor of the Nuremberg trials.

Vanderbilt, who made his directorial debut with the drama Reality starring Cate Blanchett, wrote the script based mostly on the e-book The Nazi and the Psychiatrist by Jack El-Hai.

The director, who may even co-produce the movie, stated: “What an absolute honour it’s to be working with such a tremendously gifted group of actors … I can not wait to deliver this superb true story to the display.”

Filming will start in February 2024 in Hungary, it was introduced.

The Les Miserables star Crowe received the Oscar for his function in 2000 movie Gladiator, whereas Malek earned an Academy Award in 2019 for his function as Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody and lately starred in Christopher Nolan’s historic epic Oppenheimer.

In the meantime the two-time Oscar nominee Shannon is finest identified for his work on Nocturnal Animals and Revolutionary Highway.


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