October 10, 2008

Julie Taymor and Helen Mirren Team Up for the Tempest

Julie Taymor is taking a gender-bending twist on The Tempest by casting the awesome Helen Mirren at Prospera in her upcoming film. Film also stars Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Ben Wishaw and Felicity Jones.

They start shooting in November and it will be released by Miramax.

'Tempest' cast includes Helen Mirren (Hollywood Reporter)
photo: Chris Hatcher/PR Photos