THRBorys KitMay 9, 2013
John Noble is joining Hugo Weaving in the Australian production.
John Noble will join Hugo Weaving in The Mule, an Australian crime black comedy being directed byTony Mahony.
The script, written by Sampson and Whannel, centers on an unlikely drug mule who challenges the authority figures in his life. The film is described as being in the tone of Fargo.
Screen Australia is co-financing the movie, which will be selling in Cannes. Angus Sampsonand Leigh Whannel are producing.
Noble will play a natural-born criminal who owns a local hotspot that is a cover for gambling and drug distribution.
The movie is planning shots in Melbourne and Bangkok.
Noble also is known for playing Denathor in the Lord of the Rings movies, in which Weaving also appeared. He is repped by Coast to Coast Talent and Seven Summits.