Sam Mendes (1917) is hard at work on his next film, Empire of Light, a love story set in 1980s England. Olivia Colman and Michael Ward were previously announced to have joined the cast of the film, which was written by Mendes. Now Deadline brings word that Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Crystal Clarke, and Tanya Moodie have signed on. No further details about the film are available, but it is currently scheduled for release Fall 2022.
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