Andrew Scott & Ruth Wilson to star in screen adaptation of ‘Oslo’

Andrew Scott & Ruth Wilson will star in a screen adaptation of J T Rogers Tony Award winning play Oslo.

Set in 1993, Oslo tells the true story of two maverick Norwegian diplomats who coordinated top-secret talks between the Israelis, Palestinians and Americans which led to the ground-breaking Oslo Peace Accords.

Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag) will play Norwegian social-scientist Terje Rød-Larsen, with Wilson (The Affair, The Hours, His Dark Materials) his wife, diplomat Mona Juul.

They are joined by Salim Dau, Waleed Zuaiter, Jeff Wilbusch, Igal Naor, Dov Glickman, Rotem Keinan, Itzik Cohen, Tobias Zilliacus and Sasson Gabai.

Filming will take place in Prague, Czechia, with a premiere set for HBO Max in the US. A UK date is currently to be announced.

The screenplay will be penned by J T Rogers with Bartlett Sher (The King and I) set to direct.  Sher directed the production from its beginning off-Broadway in 2016, to Broadway and London’s West End in 2017.  The London production opened at the National Theatre to critical acclaim before transferring to the Harold Pinter Theatre in the West End where it starred Lydia Leonard and Toby Stephens in the lead roles

The film will be executive produced by Emmy- winner Marc Platt (La La Land, Wicked, Bridge of Spies) and Kristie Macosko Krieger (The Post).

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👤 📅18 November 2020
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