09.10.08 | 'Tempest' cast includes Helen Mirren

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Helen MirrenDame Helen Mirren is to take the lead role a forthcoming adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest, the US media reports.

The film, being produced by Bob Chartoff, Lynn Hendee and Julia Taylor-Stanley, is eyeing a November start date in Hawaii. Miramax has acquired the rights to all English-speaking territories; Icon is handling foreign sales.

Other confirmed actors and actresses are Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Ben Wishaw and Felicity Jones.

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