Janet McTeer Joins Jai Courtney, Lily James in 'The Kaiser's Last Kiss'

Janet Mcteer - H 2015
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Janet Mcteer - H 2015

Principal photgraphy on the film, which also stars Christopher Plummer, is underway in Belgium.

Janet McTeer has been added to the cast of The Kaiser's Last Kiss, along with actors Eddie Marsan and Ben Daniels.

Principal photography is already underway in Belgium for the film, which stars Lily James and Jai Courtney

In The Kaiser's Last Kiss, James plays a agent in the WWII Dutch resistance, who works covertly with Winston Churchill, played by Christopher Plummer. As the Nazis are trying to identify the Dutch agent, who is attempting to sneak the German emperor into England, she strikes up a dangerous romantic affair with a German officer, played by Courtney.

Screenwriter Simon Burke adapted The Kaiser's Last Kiss from a novel by Alan Ludd. David Leveaux, the five-time Tony nominee, will direct the historical drama, which is being financed by Silver Reel.  

Judy Tossell and Lou Pitt are producing while Bill Haber, Phil Geier, Claudia Bluemhuber, Bill Johnson and Jim Seibel are executive producing. Lotus Entertainment is handling international sales, and Umedia is co-producing, and handling the Belgian financing, service production and VFX on the film.

McTeer is an Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress, who is known for her roles in Tumbleweeds and Albert Nobbs, which garnered her an Academy Award nom for best supporting actress. Marsan has appeared in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes and Daniels can be seen in House of Cards and Locke

McTeer is represented by Curtis Brown Group and MGMT Entertainment. Marsan is repped by Markham, Froggatt and Irwin and UTA. Daniels is repped by Hamilton Hodell and Gersh.