Beekhuyzen Replaces Verbeek on War Drama 'Suskind'

9:01 AM PST 04/21/2011 by Scott Roxborough

'The Borgias' Actress bows out due to ill health.

COLOGNE, Germany - Actress Nyncke Beekhuyzen has come in as a last minute replacement for Lotte Verbeek in Rudolf van den Berg's war drama Suskind.

Verbeek, who appears as Giulia Farnese in Showtime's The Borgias, had to bow out of the production because of ill health. The production is currently shooting in the Netherlands.

Suskind tells the true story of Walter Suskind, a member of the Jewish Council of Amsterdam who tricked the Nazis to save thousands of Jewish children from deportation to the death camps. Austrian actor Karl Markovics, (The Counterfeiters, Unknown) stars as Suskind. Beekhyzen will play his wife Hanna. Beekhyzen is best-know as a TV actress in Holland and has starred in several hit local series. Suskind is being produced by San Fu Maltha of Fu Works, Jeroen Koolbergen of Candenza Films and Reinier Selen.

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