December 22, 2010 — Jack Huston, Jamie Harris, Billy Zane and Richard Portnow recently added for a full house.
Producer Julia Verdin (“Stander,” Merchant of Venice”) and Director Bernard Rose (“Mr. Nice,” “Immortal Beloved”) have joined together to collaborate on the indie drama “Two Jacks.” They’ve brought in Jack Huston to star along with Danny Huston, Sienna Miller and Jacqueline Bisset. “Green Hornet’s” Jamie Harris, Billy Zane and Richard Portnow (“Law Abiding Citizen”) have joined the cast and are currently filming in Los Angeles.
Jack Huston has recently created quite a splash playing ‘Richard Harrow’ in HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” currently airing, ‘Royce King’ in “Twilight – The Eclipse,” he will shortly be seen as ‘Graham Plinston’ in “Mr. Nice,” has just wrapped indie film “The Hot Potato” with Ray Winstone and will next star in “The Twilight Zone” to be directed by David Chase.
Sienna Miller and Danny Huston are toplining indie drama “Two Jacks,” based on Leo Tolstoy short story “The Two Hussars,” which Bernard Rose has adapted and is directing.
Julia Verdin (“Stander”) of Rough Diamond Prods. is producing; Huston exec produces. Rose and Huston have worked on three films based on Tolstoy stories including 2008′s “The Kreutzer Sonata.”
Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Zane, Izabella Miko and Lydia Hearst also star.
Variety reported that Sienna Miller (G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra) and Danny Huston (The Warrior’s Way) are starring in indie drama TWO JACKS based on Leo Tolstoy short story The Two Hussars
Scripted by Bernard Rose who also directs the project which also stars Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Zane, Izabella Miko and Lydia Hearst
The story is about “two different generations of a family starting in 1992, when a legendary filmmaker returns to Hollywood after a lengthy absence to get financing for a new movie. In a series of wild adventures, he boozes, seduces a beautiful woman and fights with studio execs, winning the money he needs in a poker game.
Twenty years later, the filmmaker’s son (played by Jack Huston) comes to town to make his directorial debut amid curiosity as to whether he’s inherited his father’s gifts”
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