Italian Cast for Spike Lee’s Miracle

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The production team behind Spike Lee’s wartime drama Miracle at St. Anna on Friday announced the Italian-language cast for the film and said that work on the project will begin Oct. 15, says The Hollywood Reporter.

The film, which will be shot mostly on location in Tuscany, tells the story of a group of black U.S. soldiers who get involved in a Tuscan village’s efforts to weed out a traitor.

The cast will include Pierfrancesco Favino (Romanzo Criminale), Omero Antonutti (La Ragazza del Lago), Valentina Cervi (War and Peace), Lydia Biondi (HBO-BBC’s “Rome”) and Italian TV actor Sergio Albelli.

Producers have not yet announced the films English- and German-speaking cast.