Danny Strong, Sydney Sweeney Join 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' (Exclusive)
Polish actor Rafal Zawierucha has been cast as Roman Polanski.
Danny Strong and Handmaid's Tale breakout Sydney Sweeney have joined Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
The movie, set in 1969 Los Angeles, also has added Polish actor Rafal Zawierucha to play a young Roman Polanski, joining previously announced star Margot Robbie, who portray Sharon Tate. Clu Gulager, James Landry Hébert and Better Things star Mikey Madison also have been tapped as castmembers.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood follows Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), a former star of a Western TV series, and his longtime stunt double, Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt), who are struggling to make it in a Hollywood they don't recognize anymore.
Tarantino wrote and is directing the large ensemble feature that recently cast Lena Dunham and Maya Hawke and is currently filming in Los Angeles. Dakota Fanning, Damian Lewis and Luke Perry are also set to star, along with James Marsden, Timothy Olyphant, Tim Roth and Burt Reynolds.
The film is set for a July 26, 2019, release.
Sweeney, who also is set to star in Big Time Adolescence opposite Pete Davidson, is repped by Paradigm, Curtis Talent Management and Hansen, Jacobson.
Strong, the Emmy-winning creator of Fox's Empire and writer behind Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and 2, stars on Showtime's Billions. He is repped by CAA and Sweeney Entertainment.
Madison is repped by WME, Authentic and Hansen Jacobson Teller; Hebert is with Kohner Agency, LINK and attorney Mark A. Johnson.