May 17, 2012
Tradecraft: Tim Roth Spies on Jean Dujardin
Variety reports that Tim Roth has joined the cast of Mobius, the previously reported new spy thriller from Eric Rochant (The Patriots) starring freshly minted Oscar winner Jean Dujardin (who sent up the genre so perfectly in his two OSS 117 movies) and Cecile de France. According to the trade, "Roth plays a Russian oligarch suspected of laundering money through his bank." Produced by Luc Besson's neo-Eurospy factory EuropaCorp, Mobius will shoot in Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Russia and the Ukraine. Hopefully Dujardin's Oscar will guarantee this film a U.S. release, because I can't wait to see Dujardin topline a serious spy movie!