Mark Strong joins The Silent Hour
The Silent Hour is set to go into production in early 2023
Mark Strong has joined The Silent Hour, an action thriller set in Boston by director Brad Anderson. Strong joins Joel Kinnaman as one of the leads of the project after Kinnaman was announced as part of the movie two weeks ago.
Kinnaman will play a detective for the Boston Police Department who, after suffering an accident on the job which leaves him both mentally and physically traumatized with hearing impairment, tries his hand as an interpreter for the cops. With his friend and former partner alongside him, in the form of Strong, he has to battle against a gang of corrupt police officers who are plotting to eliminate a Deaf witness to a murder in the apartment building where she resides.
Anderson is a renowned director who's become well-known for his work in the action and thriller genres. He's currently attached to direct the in-development films The Dwarf and Confessions of a Memory Eater. His previous work has included Transsiberian, The Call, Beirut, Fractured and The Machinist.
Anderson has also directed episodes of several well-known shows such as Masters of Horror, Fringe, Boardwalk Empire, The Killing, The Sinner, Clickbait, and Peacemaker. Anderson directs from an original screenplay by Dan Hall.
The Silent Hour is set to go into production in early 2023.