Colin Farrell, Ed Harris Find Their Way Back
Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:19:25
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2009 Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess, and Saoirse Ronan will star in The Way Back for director Peter Weir. The film will be a factual story about a group of soldiers who escaped from a gulag (labor camp) in Siberia in 1942.
Weir will produce the film. He also wrote the film's script, which is based on a memoir written by Slavomir Rawicz. Farrell will play a tough 'n' tumble tattooed Russian, while Harris' character will be American. Sturgess will portray a Polish inmate and Ronan will play a Russian who eventually hooks up with this ragtag team of fugitives. The film is expected to begin production in Bulgaria in March. The film will be Weir's first directing effort since 2003.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff