Matthew Goode, Mark Strong and Rory Kinnear Join Cast of 'The Imitation Game'
Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley also star in director Morten Tyldum's film about the English code-breaker and early computer scientist Alan Turing.
LONDON – Matthew Goode (Stoker), Mark Strong (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and Rory Kinnear (Skyfall) have joined Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in indie movie drama The Imitation Game.
Charles Dance (Gosford Park), Allen Leech (In Fear, TV’s Downton Abbey) and Matthew Beard (An Education) will also turn out for the movie, directed by Norwegian filmmaker Morten Tyldum (Headhunters) from a screenplay by Graham Moore, based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges.
Turing (Cumberbatch) was a U.K. mathematician and cryptographer who helped crack the German enigma code during the final years of World War II, helping the Allies to victory. He was later prosecuted by the government for being a homosexual and committed suicide.
Black Bear Pictures’ Teddy Schwarzman is producing alongside Nora Grossman and Ido Ostrowsky, with Moore as executive producer and Peter Heslop (The King’s Speech) as co-producer.
FilmNation Entertainment is handling international sales, with CAA representing U.S. domestic.
StudioCanal has all rights in the U.K. to the movie, which has a budget in the $15 million range, and begins shooting this week.
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