Peter Fonda Joins 'Copperhead' Movie Shoot in New Brunswick

Peter Fonda - P 2012
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Peter Fonda - P 2012

The veteran actor joins Ron Maxwell's Civil War-era drama shooting in Atlantic Canada, and follows Billy Campbell replacing lead Jason Patric earlier this week.

TORONTO - Peter Fonda (3:10 to Yuma) has joined the cast of Copperhead, Ron Maxwell’s Civil War-era theatrical drama now shooting just outside of New Brunswick, Canada.

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Fonda will perform the role of Avery, and joins a cast that includes Billy Campbell (The Killing), who earlier this week stepped in to replace Jason Patric in the lead role, and Angus MacFadyen.

Penned by Bill Kauffman and based on the Harold Frederic novel, Copperhead is shooting on location in Kings Landing, New Brunswick until the end of June.

The indie is produced by Swordspoint Productions, and is co-produced by John Houston of Houston Productions.