Peaky Blinders' Paul Anderson to star in WWII action movie Immortal
The action movie is set to be directed by Finnish filmmaker Jalmari Helander
Actor Paul Anderson, well-known for starring as Arthur Shelby in Peaky Blinders, has been roped in to star in the upcoming WWII action movie Immortal.
Finnish filmmaker Jalmari Helander (Rare Exports, Big Game), will direct the feature, which tells the story of an ex-soldier named Aatami (Jorma Tommila), who comes across gold in the deep forests of Lapland. However, as he tries to bring the loot to the city, a group of Nazi soldiers, lead by a brutal SS officer (Paul Anderson) interfere, and this leads to a battle for the gold.
Petri Jokiranta, who produced Helander´s two previous films, is also producing Immortal through Subzero Film Entertainment, with Mike Goodridge, Gregory Ouanhon and Antonio Salas serving as executive producers.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions holds world rights outside Nordic, while Nordisk Film has taken Nordic rights.
Paul Anderson is also known for titles like The Revenant, Hostiles, In The Heart Of The Sea and ’71. He recently completed Guillermo Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley opposite Cate Blanchett, Bradley Cooper and Rooney Mara.