Linus Roache, Geraldine Somerville Lead 'Titanic' Cast

Four hour mini-series to start shooting in Hungary on May 9.

TORONTO -- Linus Roache and Geraldine Somerville will topline Titanic, the four-hour TV miniseries for ABC, Global TV and ITV to start shooting May 9 on location in Hungary.

Also joining the ensemble cast for the Canda-U.K.-Hungary co-production is Celia Imrie, Toby Jones, Perdita Weeks, Lee Ross, Noah Reid, Linda Kash, David Eisner, Jenna-Louise Coleman, Sophie Winkleman, Steven Waddington, David Calder and James Wilby.

Titantic will be produced by Deep Indigo Productions and Lookout Point in the U.K., Sienna Films in Canada and Hungary's Mid Atlantic Films. 

Rounding out the cast for the mini-series is Antonio Magro, Dragos Bucur, Stephen Campbell Moore, Lyndsey Marshal, Mark Lewis Jones, Ruth Bradley, Peter McDonald and Sylvestra Le Touzel.

Canadian broadcaster Global Television will simulcast with the ABC airdate in spring 2012.

Titanic is executive produced by Lookout Point’s Simon Vaughan, ITV’s Kate Bartlett, Sienna Films’ Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny, Mid Atlantic Films’ Howard Ellis and Adam Goodman and David Collins of Samson Films in Ireland.