‘Game Of Thrones’ Caric Van Houten Tapped As Leni Riefenstahl In Jesse Owens’ Biopic, Highlight Hollywood News

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HBO’s “Game of Thrones” actress Carice van Houten has been tapped to portray the role of German director Leni Riefenstahl in the biopic of Jesse Owens, it has been revealed.
The drama will be directed by Stephen Hopkins and the cast includes Stephan James, Jeremy Irons and Jason Sudeikis.

 

 

Van Houten gained fame from her role in Paul Verhoeven’s 2006 World War II drama ‘Black Book’ as well as from her role opposite Tom Cruise in 2008’s ‘Valkyrie’.

The drama is currently being filmed in Berlin

It won’t interfere with her Red Priestess role in HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy: Helen Sloan/HBO
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